Five Cabinet Cards Featuring "Ontario's Musical Wonder," Professor McRae

Lot of 5 cabinet cards featuring Professor McRae, "Ontario's Musical Wonder." Two credited on mount to Howie, Detroit, MI, one of which has caption, "Prof. Mc.Rae., / Ontario's Musical Wonder," stamped on verso; the remaining cards lack a studio imprint. In these photographs, Professor McRae is pictured with his various instruments, including multiple music machines with highly complicated designs. In one photograph, a mustachioed man stands beside the professor, playing a small guitar.


Steve Roden Collection: Music in Vernacular Photographs

Lots 269 - 279 represent a selection of images from the Steve Roden Collection of photographs related to music, sound, and listening, many of which are illustrated in the book,...i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces: music in vernacular photographs, 1880-1955, published by Steve Roden, 2011.

Provenance:Steve Roden Collection: Music in Vernacular Photographs


Cabinet cards with soiling and discoloration to images and mounts, with wear to edges of all mounts, including some paper loss on a few.

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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