Ephemera: Steamtrunks, Concertinas, Kids

Is he proud of his concertina or keeping it at a distance? 1920s.

Start 'em young! This girl seems to have been figuring out that the next new fashion would be Hawaiian guitars. 1900s.

The back of this photo was dated March 11, 1948 in Yokohama, Japan and mentions this fellow as ace-of-the-strings Frank Dunbar.

Harpist of the front garden path! I love how her sister watches from the porch. 1938 per the auction listing.

Two wiseguys posing with a nice-grade '20s Washburn. 1928.

Who knew noir shots would apply to girls with Regal-made Dobros out on the lawn? 1930s.