(0144) Cornet Player in the Breaker Boys Band

Cornet Player in the Breaker Boys Band
FES Title: Blowing for Mitchele
Alternate Titles: Children of the Coal Shadow – 1980; Cornet Player – 1998
Date: 10/29/1903
Size: 8″H x 4″W
Medium: charcoal-on-paper
Type: illustration
Published: Nichols, Francis H. “Children of the Coal Shadows.” McClure’s Magazine, February 1903: 436.
caption: A Musician of the Breaker

Howard Pyle: A Teacher, The Formal Years. Chadds Ford, PA: The Brandywine Conservancy, 1980: np.
no caption

Inscription: lr: F.E.Schoonover / Feb. 1909 / “Scranton – Cornet player in the Breaker Boys Band”
Exhibitions: 1980 BRM (catalog); 1998 Biggs
Comments: TP 2/25/04; Form 2/25/04; index; edit
Commentary: For commentary, see #145.
Provenance: Estate of artist; descended in family to private collection

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