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Stringed Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 366 pictures in our Stringed collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Senegal - Griot playing a Kora Featured Print

Senegal - Griot playing a Kora

Senegal - seated Griot playing a Kora, a 21-stringed harp lute that originated in the Gambia River valley with the Mandinko but is one of the most popular instruments in Senegal. Griots from most Mande groups in Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea Bissau play the kora, which has featured on a number of western recordings in recent years. A Griot is a West African historian, storyteller, praise singer, poet and/or musician. The griot is a repository of oral tradition, and is also often seen as something of a societal leader due to his traditional position as an adviser to royal personages. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

George H. Chirgwin know as the White-Eyed Kaffir Featured Print

George H. Chirgwin know as the White-Eyed Kaffir

George H. Chirgwin (14 December 1854 17 November 1922) was a popular British music hall star billed as "the White-Eyed Kaffir", a black face minstrel act. He adopted the white diamond on his blacked up face as a trade mark after it came about by accident. Chirgwin appeared in the first Royal Variety Command Performance in 1912. This striking image is one by Alick P.F. Ritchie (1868-1938) in a series of music hall personalities. Date: 1800s, 1900s?

© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

French Theatre -- Sottie du Prince des Sotz Featured Print

French Theatre -- Sottie du Prince des Sotz

Sottie du Prince des Sotz (Foolery from the Prince of Fools), by Pierre Gringore (Gringoire). Showing a musician in a red and grey fool's costume, standing on one leg and playing the mandolin. Date: 1511

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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