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Welder-sculptor gives his work to Duke Ellington. Ferdinand Galasso; 36; an Oakville welder who usually helps create railway tank cars; hands welded sculpture of Duke Ellington at a piano to the jazz musician who was making a visit to Oakville's Brodart Art Gallery yesterday. Ellington is playing an engagement at the nearby Beverly Hills Hotel; and spent an hour in the galllery browsing over the work of local artists. When not sculpting with his welding torch; Galasso uses it at his work for Oakville's Procor Manufacturing Ltd. Open in full size

Welder-sculptor gives his work to Duke Ellington. Ferdinand Galasso; 36; an Oakville welder who usually helps create railway tank cars; hands welded sculpture of Duke Ellington at a piano to the jazz musician who was making a visit to Oakville's Brodart Art Gallery yesterday. Ellington is playing an engagement at the nearby Beverly Hills Hotel; and spent an hour in the galllery browsing over the work of local artists. When not sculpting with his welding torch; Galasso uses it at his work for Oakville's Procor Manufacturing Ltd.

Picture, 1972, English

Welder-sculptor gives his work to Duke Ellington. Ferdinand Galasso; 36; an Oakville welder who usually helps create railway tank cars; hands welded sculpture of Duke Ellington at a piano to the jazz musician who was making a visit to Oakville's Brodart Art Gallery yesterday. Ellington is playing an engagement at the nearby Beverly Hills Hotel; and spent an hour in the galllery browsing over the work of local artists. When not sculpting with his welding torch; Galasso uses it at his work for Oakville's Procor Manufacturing Ltd.

Picture, 1972, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Ellington; Duke (entertainment) - Miscellaneous

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0045747f