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Studio Portrait One-Legged Swimmer c.1908
About this memory
"Father was born in 1888 and had his right leg amputated as a child - [my] sister thinks when he was about 4 years old. He became a keen swimmer and played water polo for many years.
"He was one of seven brothers, all of whom - apart from himself - fought in the First World War. The youngest was killed in the Somme.
"He became a tailor and had a business until the Depression." - Trudy Thomas (née Hutchinson) 
Photography - John Doig, Dumbarton Road, Partick
Donor number: 0129-011