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Catalog Number WF 0790.A,B
Caption Martin's Male Singers
Description Group portrait of "Martin's Male Singers," labeled on the photo as "Anacortes Talent." Men are all formally dressed in bow ties and tails. They were one of many singing groups that entertained the public in Anacortes from the 1880s on. One of the first was the Fidalgo Singing Club. The 12-27-1884, NORTHWEST ENTERPRISE reported, "The Christmas tree at the Nelson school house was a success. Fidalgo Island was represented from Anacortes to Similk Bay, and from Fidalgo to Lake Erie, Guemes also being well represented. ... Songs, recitations, and readings , were given by members of the Fidalgo Singing Club."
Date 1890s c.
Photographer unknown
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
People
Organization
Entertainment
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Martin's Male Singers
Anacortes Talent
singing groups
Fidalgo Singing Club
Object Name Print, Photographic