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Offline Roobarb

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Unknown sailor- improvement to photo please
« on: Wednesday 01 December 21 16:55 GMT (UK) »
This photo was amongst a batch of unknown family photos, I'm hoping to identify him and am wondering if being able to see the uniform better might help. I realise this isn't a great photo to start with so any help in tidying up would be appreciated.
Bell, Salter, Street - Devon, Middlesbrough.
Lickess- North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough.
Etherington - North Yorks and Durham.
Barker- North Yorks
Crooks- Durham
Forster- North Yorks/Durham
Newsam, Pattison, Proud - North Yorks.
Timothy, Griffiths, Jones - South Wales

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Re: Unknown sailor- improvement to photo please
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 02 December 21 00:00 GMT (UK) »
I had a go but unfortunately there's no real "depth" in the image, so not much hidden detail to bring out and he remains little more than a silhouette.
Peter
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Re: Unknown sailor- improvement to photo please
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 02 December 21 08:20 GMT (UK) »
Had a go but not good.

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Re: Unknown sailor- improvement to photo please
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 02 December 21 09:07 GMT (UK) »
Was this from an old photocopy, Roobarb?
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Re: Unknown sailor- improvement to photo please
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 December 21 10:24 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Peter and japeflakes.  :)

Gadget, I'm not sure as I got a digital copy from a cousin but I can't think of any reason why they would have a photocopy rather than the original. Must agree it does look like a photocopy.
Bell, Salter, Street - Devon, Middlesbrough.
Lickess- North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough.
Etherington - North Yorks and Durham.
Barker- North Yorks
Crooks- Durham
Forster- North Yorks/Durham
Newsam, Pattison, Proud - North Yorks.
Timothy, Griffiths, Jones - South Wales