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Tickled Ivories

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Tickled Ivories
"Tickling the Ivories" is an American term, likely from the 20th century, that refers to playing the piano. The white keys of a piano were covered with a veneer of ivory, which is no longer done. In this image of a 1930 vintage Steinway upright, the keys are worn such that you can tell it's been played (or "tickled") quite a bit over its long lifetime.
f/22, 1/4 sec, ISO 1000, EC -2.67
Photo taken January 2013

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Joy Rector
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    beautiful shot


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Terry A. Stoa
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Thanks, Joy!


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