A large glazed oak frame with card insert. Cut-out windows to show six photographic portraits of the early bandmasters Of Black Dyke Mills Bank. Central illuminated text in Red Black and Gold; ‘ BAND and RECORDS from 1855’ ‘Black Dyke Mills Band Winners of Prizes to the total value of £14331.1.0 Including 35 Challenge Trophies. 129 Gold Medals, 53 Silver Medals and 25 Bronze Medals. 28 Cornets 9 Tenor Horn 7 Baritone 21 Euphoniums 14 Trombones 4 Bass 5 Drums Total instruments 98

The Portraits show:
Top Left, J Galloway. 1855 to 1862 value £285.8.0 1st – 5, 2nd – 7 3rd – 1 including 1 crystal palace win, 180 competitions

Top Right, Wm Rushworth. 1863 to 1870 value £572.8.0 1st – 12, 2nd – 9, 3rd – 5, 4th – 1, 5th – 2

Centre Left, Wm Jasper. 1871 to 1874 value £352.9.0 1st – 11, 2nd – 3, 3rd – 3, 4th – 1, 5th – 1

Centre Right, Phineas Bower. 1875 to 1895 value £3749.5 0 1st – 74, 2nd – 44, 3rd – 25, 4th – 10, 5th – 5

Bottom Left, Harry Bower. 1896 to 1911 value £3737.4.0 1st – 32, 2nd – 15, 3rd – 6, 5th – 3, 6th – 2, 7th – 1

Bottom Right, A.O.Pearce. 1912 – value £5634.7.0 1st – 14, 2nd – 9, 3rd – 4, 4th – 3, 5th – 3,7th – 1.

Category: Photographic Print
Dimensions: The individual portraits measure 95 mm x 145 mm. Overall outside measurements of frame 645 mm x 880 mm.
Materials: Varnished oak frame, with glass. Card mount, silver bromide photographic prints
Date of Production: 1920 ( estimated)
Ownership: Part of Black Dyke Collection 2016
Condition of Item: In good condition
Location: On display, hung on the wall of the Band room
Artefact ID: BD2016-025
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