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  • Collection: Cole, Ivor. Photographs

A view looking down at the dockside. There are several small jetties and a small floating crane.

A large three funneled ship. The image is very blurred.

A large group of air cadets arranged in five rows. On the reverse is a photographer's stamp 'Heawood & Son'.

Ivor sitting on the edge of the pool. On the reverse 'Self sitting on the edge of static water pool RAF Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.


A view of the Sphinx with two of the pyramids behind.

Five thatched huts.

A view of the market. Two men are standing in the foreground. In the background are many people buying and selling local produce. On the reverse 'Kandy Market Ceylon May 1946'.

A view of rows of graves. On the reverse 'British Military Cemetary [sic] Singapore Oct 1946'.

The four airmen are standing outside a tent with a sign saying 'Air Movements'. On their left is a larger sign with 'Baggage Instructions' and much instructions. On the reverse 'The boys again. Reg - Ted - Self - Vic No 60 PTC Tengah Singapore…

Ivor and his bride walking out of church. On the reverse 'Mrs EM Cole, 1 Clumber St, Nottm Rd, Melton Mowbray 2nd turn on L of Main Rd', '5752' and a photographers stamp 'Starbuck Studios'. Also 'Name Mrs Cole Address Miss Durraint 3 PC 19.3.46'.

A head and shoulders portrait of Ivor with his signaller's brevet. On the reverse 'Mr Cole 81, Norman St, Melton, 3pcs Tues'. Other marks are indecipherable.

Alec is squatting and holding the dog up on two legs. On the reverse '1/2/46 Alec at Merv Camp Cairo Egypt'.

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Three quarter length portrait of Ivor in the uniform of a trainee. He is standing in front of a house.

A large building with one airmen walking in the front. On the reverse 'No 2 Officers' Mess RAF Kandy with "Paddy" walking along the steps Ceylon May 1946'.

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A three quarter length portrait of Ivor sitting, in full uniform, holding his gloves. He is a signaller/wireless operator. The reverse has a photographer's stamp 'EW Pearson Melton Mowbray'.
A second photograph is a half length portrait of the same…

Three men in two canoes. Behind is a yacht. The reverse is blank.

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An ornate Chinese temple in Singapore. In front are rickshaws.

The wooden flight deck of an aircraft carrier. On the reverse 'HMS Atheling Ceylon to Singapore July 1946 "The Flight Deck" '.

A blurred image of three airmen sitting at a bar. On the reverse 'The Boys at the Bar RAF Tengah Singapore October 1946'.

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A port side view of an RAF Dakota, KN384.


Shwedagon Pagoda set amongst trees.

Identification kindly provided by the members of the ‘In viaggio tra le culture del mondo’ Facebook group.

Three statues at Shwedagon Pagoda. There is a second copy which has been slightly cropped.

Identification kindly provided by the members of the ‘In viaggio tra le culture del mondo’ Facebook group.

Port side view of two twin engine transport aircraft with green crosses painted on their side. Behind is a large hangar.


A view across the river with trees on both banks. On the reverse 'The Mawataganger River Kandy Ceylon May 1946'.

A view over the field being used for the sports day. In the foreground is a table and chairs, then the sporting activities and in the distance hangars. On the reverse 'Malaya Sports. A view of the track Singapore Oct 1946'.


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