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Hanging on by a string
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Photo Collection;
McCulloh, Douglas
Part of the Los Angeles Neighborhoods Project. Made accessible through a grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 200-]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographer's caption reads, "At age five, Trudy Egan began studying cello at the Hartford Conservatory. At fifteen, she finished building her first string instrument, a treble viol. She completed a four-year program in violin-making at one of the three U.S. schools that teach it, worked in several respected shops, and finally opened a Hollywood violin shop with her husband in 1997. Some of the finest Cremona violins come through her place for repair and conservation including Stradivari. Equally prominent in the workshop, however, is a bisected Chinese-made violin. Chinese string instruments look good, are priced to sell, and are flooding the market. In stone-faced detail, Trudy used the sawed-off violin to illustrate how the Chinese violins are shoddy shams."
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 36 cm. on sheet 26 x 38 cm.
Photographic prints
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection;
Violin--Construction--California--Los Angeles
Stringed instruments--California--Los Angeles
Violin makers--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection photographs

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