the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

Europe history: Street entertainers

dancing dogs
[with other animals]


Pipe and tabor players have used animals to attract the public.



medievalmedieval end 13th centuryend 13th century Artois, France
  unknown1500 underside of plate Portugal wall tiles18th century Portugal wall tiles
1765 1780's
late 18th centurylate 18th century playbill 1786 1791 1792
1794 1796

17971797 [ in colour here ]

early 19th century 1822
1822 1828
1824 18481828 London
Spainin Spain VictorianVictorian, Dutch unknownunknown child with hurdy gurdy adult
1881 story 1881 story

Reynolds's Newspaper - Sunday 10 July 1881

toy[unknown] 1886 1887 Christmas card1887 Christmas card


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