Trombonist-Panhandler in 19th Century France

Added the below image and caption to the 19th century timeline (2nd half). It is not known whether the trombonist fared any better than Joshua Bell did recently in the NY subway, or whether the “poor dog” is in reference to the trombonist or the actual canine.

1854—Paris, France: A drawing published in the French periodical, L’Illustration, features a trombonist-panhandler. The caption reads, “This poor dog moves the heart of my cousin. I cannot give less than a dollar” (see facing image; public domain) (L’Illustration, Vol. 24, September 9, 1854, p. 172).

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