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The Bandmaster The streets were certainly a display place for a wide variety of ethnically oriented store figures. Europeans were not unrepresented in this collage. Again, behind the choice of store figure the shopkeeper must have been making an important advertising statement. A light-skinned figure could be intended to represent an ideal figure of a gentleman or lady whom the shopper would wish to be or to be associated with. Still other figures appear to be purely whimsical.

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