Melodion played by 'Blind Johnnie', street musician

This melodion was one of the instruments played by John Alexander, 'Blind Johnnie' of Stranraer.  Despite being blind from birth, he managed to scrape a living by entertaining passers-by on the streets of Stranraer.
Object no :
SRMU003a-c
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
Stranraer
Dimensions :
H:170mm; W:170mm (unextended)
Materials :
wood, paper, bone
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
WIWMS 1988.735
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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