This cabinet card portrait features a young husband and wife posing with their baby at a studio located in Willimantic, Connecticut. The father looks as if he may have been one of the originators of the rockabilly culture. The photographer of this image is Frank Gleason. He is listed in the 1898 Willimantic business directory as a photographer.  SOLD

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  1. What is the rockabilly culture?

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    • Perhaps I should have said that rockabilly is more of a sub-culture than a culture. The rockabilly culture is a lifestyle that is more like living in the 1950’s rather than in 2018. The sub-culture includes fashion, automobiles, hairstyles, furniture, tattoos, and additional features associated with the 50’s. Most importantly, the music from the 1950’s is associated with the rockabilly community. If you are interested, there has been much written about increasing interest in the rockabilly movement. Interestingly, in my town (a New York City suburb), there is a barbershop called “Rockabillys”.

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