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Photograph (5''x7'') of Gilmore's Band at Manhattan Beach, New York, 1884, copied from a print at Boston Public Library, Brown Collection

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Summary:Nineteenth-century bands often found summer employment at amusement parks and resorts where they gave outdoor concerts. In the summer of 1879, Patrick Gilmore's Band began their annual visits to the resort at New York's Manhattan Beach.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:Manhattan Beach
Temporal subject: 1881-1890
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New York
Geographical subject – Settlement:Manhattan Beach
Topical subjects: Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
American Bandmasters Association
Gilmore's Band
Genre:Group portraits
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 1
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections