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RED CROSS NURSE (circa 1940)

Article about: Hello gents, I was just wandering through the bay and found this stunning 17x12 image of a Red Cross Nurse. It was advertised as a circa 1940's period print from Bela of Cairo, and I am hopi

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    Hello all, here it is, a lovely image and a nice large portrait as you can see by the size of it in relation to the helmet beside it. A little "digging" has unearthed that the photographer Liener Bela was a master photographer who worked in Cairo during the 1930's and then Hollywood, making this great image a period 1930's piece! (the signature and "Hollywood" reference stamp shown here are from another of his works, I added them to compare to mine) Leon.
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    Hi chaps, just thought I would show you the image now that BillT has kindly "colourized" it for me! She looks even more beautiful in full Technicolor! Leon.
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    Oh yes.....Like a belt fed Wombat.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Beautiful. He did a fantastic job.

    Michael
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