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Posted by
jeff (aka dogilicious) (Millerstown, PA, United States) on 4 November 2009 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

The limberjack, known variously as a jig doll, slapjack, jiggerman, limberjim, limberjill, dancin' dan, paddle puppet and yankee-doodle dancer, is a wooden musical instrument which consists of a doll with loose joints on the end of a long stick, the legs of which the performer causes to tap rhythmically on a thin wooden board as if clogging. It is particularly popular in the U.S. region of Appalachia.


This one was being played by a student in my school at a musical assembly.

OLYMPUS E-500 1/160 second F/4.2 ISO 320 113 mm

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1/160 second
ISO 320
113 mm