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Old Wiganers   Views: 807
Old Wiganers   Comments: 4
Photo: A Fairhurst   Item #: 30062  
 
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Comments by Veronica, 11th January 2018  
They look quite well to do.... No woolly shawl for this lady.

Comments by jj, 12th January 2018  
Great image. I would guess that man was not born into well, but achieved it. He has a toned body suggestive of hard graft. He doesn't have the hands of a drawing room gentleman. Does anyone know the couple's history?

Comments by John G, 12th January 2018  
jj,: I think I agree with your comments relating to the gents wealth, he does appear to have been a hard worker, his hands and face look weathered and full of life's grind for the times. The other photo also shows some eye problems on the right eye, looks like he's worked hard and come good his walking stick is probably from Hawthorn tree I'll stick my neck out and say he looks working class, may be a foreman or a boss in the pits or cotton mills maybe.

Comments by anne taylor, 13th January 2018  
photo among family photos I was looking through must be a relative but no history

 
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