.. was born in Hampton Wick, Middlesex. From the early 1880s until 1913, Alfred Smith, of Grove Road and, after January 1895, Penrhyn Road, Kingston on-Thames, Surrey, was a successful teacher of the banjo, mandolin and guitar and a public performer on these instruments.
In addition, he conducted a successful amateur B. M. & G. orchestra of over thirty members, made up of his pupils. He also arranged successful concerts in and around Kingston.
These images show his "Special" with the neck angle adjuster fitted.
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