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Old Film: The Two Boys (1940s)

These two boys continue to appear in this group of old film negatives. This photograph was scanned from a 6cm x 9cm film negative made by my grandmother Elvie Ruth Bonner (1901-1986). The boys are around the age of my father, from earlier photographs, so this image was probably made in the early-to-mid 1940s. If anyone can tell me who they are I’d be interested to hear – all I know is this photographs seem to have been made somewhere other than Risby’s Basin logging camp at Maydena, Tasmania. My uncle Bill may be able to fill in the gaps if he reads this post. I love the way the little guy on the right is still chewing lollies.

Two boys standing in front of a weatherboard house

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Steven Clark Steven Clark - the stand up guy on this site

My name is Steven Clark (aka nortypig) and I live in Southern Tasmania. I have an MBA (Specialisation) and a Bachelor of Computing from the University of Tasmania. I'm a photographer making pictures with film. A web developer for money. A business consultant for fun. A journalist on paper. Dreams of owning the World. Idea champion. Paradox. Life partner to Megan.

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