Take a musical trip down memory lane with the organ grinders
- Credit: Archant Library.
A selection of photographs of organs from years gone by.
1. Tony Scase with his restored Belgian Mortier dance hall organ in 1965. Photo from Archant Library.
2. This 80-year-old Italian-built fairground organ called 'de Grote Gavioli' greeted and amused guests at the 24th annual dinner of the Yarmouth and East Anglian branch, Amusement Caterers' Association, at Caister Holiday Camp. The organ was owned by A.B.Mason, of Burnham Market, who bought it in Holland. Photo from Archant Library.
3. Peter Pank, of Mundesley, with his restored Chiappa fairground organ on the 26th of May 1984. Photo from Archant Library.
4. A foreign dance organ provided music of a different kind and was a feature of the Jazz and Blues Festival at Earlham Park in 1965. Photo from Archant Library.
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5. Wymondham barrel organ. Date unknown. Photo from Archant Library.
6. Mr G.T.Cushing of Thursford with Marenghi Organ in March 1960. Photo from Archant Library.
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7. Harmonicon on display at the St.Peter Hungate church museum in Norwich was made under the direction of Miss Glover, from Norwich who invented the 'doh, ray, me, fah' system which features in The Sound of Music, to demonstrate her method of teaching music, Dated the 21st October 1966. Photo from Archant Library.
8. This colourful fair organ created quite a lot of interest at the Gothic Social Club children's open day. Dated: 21st of August 1965. Photo from Archant Library.