An Epic Struggle

Below is the latest addition to the Trombone History Timeline (19th century—2nd half).

c. 1870—English artist Robert Alexander Hillingford (1828-1904) paints Trombone Player. The unusual grip and posture of the player reflect a humorous struggle (not to mention the impossible configuration of the instrument’s tubing). See below image; public domain.hillingford

 

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