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typewriter image: Florian Klauer

The photography of Christoph Paas (@alma.bandoneon) has been incredibly helpful In my Bandoneon drawing challenge. Christoph’s pictures of dismantled Bandoneons on his workshop bench were very useful for me in understanding the shape of the various instruments.

Christoph showed me pictures of a “Gebrüder Meinel 142” that had been recently restored and suggested that I draw it. The instrument gave me several challenges, not least of which was the challenge of reproducing its colourful mother of pearl panels in black and white!

I’m going to expand this post later, but firstly, I just wanted to say Thank You to Christoph and recommend his work over at