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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 05 December 1958: "Considerable preparation and ingenuity went into compiling the "orchestra" which formed one of the items presented by the Good Companions' Club for its Christmas party on Wednesday. The "musicians" of the "orchestra" are, from left to right: Pianist, using an inverted ironing board; banjo, a frying pan; xylophonist, bottles and pot lids; cellist, washing basket on a broom stick; violinist, household saw; double bass, washing basket low down on a broomstick; and harpist, oven trays."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015023
Title
"Ingenious Household Orchestra" Good Companions Club Christmas Party
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
December 5, 1958

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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