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New Music

A coloured cartoon from the first issue of the Glasgow Looking Glass, 11 June 1825, depicting a street entertainer improvising with two sticks. It appears under the caption "New Music", suggesting the street performer may be improvising!

The cartoon is related to another, "Musical Tuition", which depicts another street entertainer playing his fiddle.

Reference: Sp Coll Bh14-x.8

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections

beggars, broadsheets, cartoons, entertainers, Glasgow Looking Glass, improvisation, journals, lithographs, music, musicians, New Music, Northern Looking Glass, periodicals, satire, street entertainers, street entertainment

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