Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 463

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
CHORAL GROUPS. The Carolina Singers. Carte-de-visite photograph of the group, possibly taken prior to performing at Odd Fellow's Hall, Harrisburg, 26 May, 1873. New York: Bogardus, 1873

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After the Civil War, a number of choral groups sprang up, and were very popular. Best known was the Jubilee Singers from Fisk who preformed work-songs from the field and sacred songs from church. The present group, the Carolina Singers fashioned themselves after the Fisk group and were also quite popular.