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A view looking along a river valley, on the left a track leads towards a rounded hill. On the reverse 'Ystwyth Valley, Cardigan. July 1939'.

Two young women in swimwear standing against a car on the beach.

Two young women are in uniform sat with their legs in wooden stocks. Behind them there is a layered stone feature and a house, to the left there is a parked vehicle.

Full face portrait of young woman with pearl necklace and flowered hat.

A young woman with a white blouse and dark trousers sitting in a room with shelves of books and pictures on the wall. Two other women are partially visible on the left.

Full face portrait of a young woman wearing striped blouse with bow at neck.

A small group of men and women, some standing, some lying on the grass. Behind are deciduous trees. On the reverse 'W Calves'.

Young girl wearing tunic which comes down to her feet. Tunic has warrant officer rank, half brevet, medal ribbons and pathfinder badge. She is wearing a flying helmet with goggles and is holding a rifle with butt on the ground. To the left is a…

Young girl dressed in tunic with warrant office rank, half brevet, medal ribbons and pathfinder badge. She is wearing flying helmet and goggles and standing on a Castrol oil drum. There is a wooden fence bottom left and in the background a brick…

Young girl wearing skirt and jacket sitting in front of a Spitfire on display at Trafalgar Square. In the background multi-storey buildings, one with Bovril and BOAC advertisement.


Young girl wearing skirt and jacket standing in front of a Meteor RA476. In the background another aircraft and tall buildings.


In the foreground a young girl wearing skirt and dark jacket. Behind a Meteor surrounded by rope barrier. In the background left cars, trees and people.


Young girl wearing tunic which reaches her feet. Tunic has warrant officer rank, half brevet and medal ribbons. On her head a flying helmet and goggles. In the background a brick house with window and wooden gate.

A head and shoulders portrait of a young girl.

A young girl wearing a dress and standing in a garden with bushes behind her. On the reverse 'W. Calves'

Cyril is sitting on a table. He is holding a model aeroplane. On the reverse 'A/C model Cyril made from balsa wood age 16½ (1937) after a very serious illness 3 months in hospital!'

Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a baby in a wooden stroller, in the garden.
Photo 2 is a baby in a wash basin, in the garden.

Half length portrait of young African girls.

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A row of buildings line the back of a riverbank, some boats are parked up to the edge.

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The tail of a York, '4999'. In the background is a white hut. On the reverse 'Smuts' York Dorricott'. The aircraft was RAF but was transferred to the South African Air Force.

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Port side front of a York.

The port nose of a York. The pilot's window is open. On the reverse 'Smuts' York' Dorricott'.


Photo 1 and 2 are St Peter's School.
Photo 3 is Bootham Bar.
Photo 4 is Goodram Gate.
Photo 5 is the Shambles.
Photo 6 and 7 are the Merchant Venturer's Hall.
Photo 8 is York Minster.
Photo 9 is the inside of Clifford's Tower.
Photo 10 is the…
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