Handbill Advertisement for the Till Family and their Rockophone. Till Family.
Handbill Advertisement for the Till Family and their Rockophone

Handbill Advertisement for the Till Family and their Rockophone

Philadelphia: Anderson Entertainment Bureau, nd [c. 1890's]. 6 1/4 x 9 3/8" handbill, photohgraphically illustrated. Rubberstamped address of the Anderson Entertainment Bureau at lower margin of recto.

An advertisement for the Till Family Rock Band, perhaps issued or distributed in conjunction with one of their US tours. The family was famous for having constructed a large scale keyboard made with rock found in Britain's Lake District. Their instrument was perhaps the best known lithophone or rock harmonicon of the time. A photograph at verso shows the band performing on the instrument, along with performance photographs of them laying musical glasses and swinging harps.

Two hole punches along the left margin, else very good. Item #24339

Price: $100.00

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