Helen Trahern Posed at the Family Piano

74.595.254 96 dpi wm.jpg

Title

Helen Trahern Posed at the Family Piano

Description

Helen Trahern sitting at a piano. Helen is the daughter of Delbert and Sadie Trahern. The piano would have been located in the parlor of the Trahern home at 323 Whitman Street, Rockford, Illinois. Pianos were a luxury item and having one in the home was a status symbol. Young girls were expected to play the piano to entertain guests.

Date

circa 1910s

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Identifier

74.595.254

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“Helen Trahern Posed at the Family Piano,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 29, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3862.

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