Harmonica Frank Floyd

Description
Photographed backstage, "Harmonica" Frank Floyd (1908-1984) was an entertainer for the better part of the 20th century. After running away from home at age twelve, he began playing harmonica in carnivals and medicine shows. His repertoire included jokes, tricks, songs, and stories.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
negative
1973
print
2003
maker
Horenstein, Henry
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
Place Made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
ID Number
2003.0169.006
accession number
2003.0169
catalog number
2003.0169.006
subject
Photography
Art
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Horenstein, Henry

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