This cabinet card photograph features a well dressed man holding a trumpet. The portrait was taken at Berger & Herbst studio in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. The Lebanon County Historical Society’s online photographer directory lists Berger & Herbst as operating in Lebanon between 1893 and 1894. The directory also reports that R. H. Herbst had his own studio in 1900.






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  1. The gentleman actually holds a cornet. The instrument’s in E-flat I think, which is a soloist model. Its fancy engraving and the man’s high society suit marks him as above a town bandsman and instead a theater orchestra musician, perhaps a traveling cornet soloist.

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