Jaunty fellows out for a stroll, walking sticks in tow, having a smoke. Who were they and where were they off to on that summer day when captured in cyanotype blue? Smartly dressed in high collars and buttoned up suits, was it a concert in the Park or a walk across the green to a smart cafe?
The other two, no bigger than a postage stamp, lean towards each, heads together in heavy pea-coats, more lovers than brothers. Did they explore the polar ice caps together, sail to far-off India, or have tea and toast in Amsterdam on a cold Winter's day?
Looking for myself in the past, I find glimmers of could be and I bet they were.
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