• Creator
  • Hegg, Eric A., 1867-1948
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1898
  • Description
  • On verso of image: ""Esther Duffy's house. Piano Billy Chappell bought for her. Esther broke, piano sold to Bob Wallace for $1000 for his house at the forks. Piano brought into the country by Mrs. P [illeg.]."" The pride of Esther Duffy's establishment was not Irene (right), but the piano (center), the gift of an admirer. When Esther went broke she sold the piano for one thousand dollars to Babe Wallace who hired Wilson Mizener (he claimed)to ... more
    On verso of image: ""Esther Duffy's house. Piano Billy Chappell bought for her. Esther broke, piano sold to Bob Wallace for $1000 for his house at the forks. Piano brought into the country by Mrs. P [illeg.]."" The pride of Esther Duffy's establishment was not Irene (right), but the piano (center), the gift of an admirer. When Esther went broke she sold the piano for one thousand dollars to Babe Wallace who hired Wilson Mizener (he claimed)to play it in a nightery called The Forks. (Murray Morgan, One Man's Gold Rush, p. 160). less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 120 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 4/1999