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Offline Ayashi

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Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« on: Sunday 19 October 08 20:57 BST (UK) »
Hello all :)

I suspect my fuzzy friend here is William BRADY. I want to show him off to my cousin, but as you can see it is an awful picture. I've been trying to fiddle with it, but I've eventually decided that there are people on here who can fiddle with it a lot more expertly than myself.

The finished result doesn't have to be brilliant- could someone please, well, define him I guess. He can't be seen very well and I can see he's in front of a doorway...

I'd be very grateful. Thanks x

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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 19 October 08 20:59 BST (UK) »
Oh goodness, I'm sorry! I didn't realise it would be so big! I uploaded it straight from USB because photobucket is playing up. I promise I'll sort it out tomorrow on the library computers, photobucket should work there  :-X

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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 19 October 08 22:25 BST (UK) »
Best I can do Ayashi.

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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 19 October 08 23:29 BST (UK) »
WELL here's what I found ...looks to me like he has a fiddle or some sort of musical instrument under his arm and possibly a bow in the other hand ... it looked like braces before I started retrieving .... :-\
Whooooa  ...just noticed your first post mentions fiddling !!!  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D No pun was intended !! ;D ;D
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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 20 October 08 06:45 BST (UK) »
A try from me

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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #5 on: Monday 20 October 08 12:36 BST (UK) »
A bit arty ......  Oh can't  say that!

He got a face tho'.
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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #6 on: Monday 20 October 08 14:19 BST (UK) »
Wow, lol, thanks all!

I always assumed they were braces... He was a miner, so I don't think his appearance has much to do with work?

Thanks again :)

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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #7 on: Monday 20 October 08 15:08 BST (UK) »
Hi Ayashi, I think he may have a pack on his back.

Bill
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Re: Is there anything that can be done for this chap?
« Reply #8 on: Monday 20 October 08 16:24 BST (UK) »
That might explain the 'braces'.

I can see that one :) It's an awful photograph though. Thankfully we have some better ones of him.

Thank you :)