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Portrait Of Couple On Night Out c.1972

1972
Portrait Of Couple On Night Out c.1972

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Willie and Barbara Haswell (formerly Müllejans, née Lynen).

Wille was born and brought up in the Canongate. Barbara was from Haaren in Germany. They met each other when he was stationed with the RAF in the north of Germany towards the end of the war. They married in Edinburgh in 1949 and lived in the Canongate, latterly moving to Restalrig. Barbara died in 2015, aged 99. Willie died in 2017, aged 96.

Donor number: 0460-129

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