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Index number : JN35532B161

Decade: 1910 - 1919 Location: Wick

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A portrait 'Swanny' Swanson and his champion birds, proudly showing off his trophies. When he wasn't raising prize birds, swanny was a hard man around Wick. One anecdote tells of an occasion when four men decided to get him drunk, lock him in a coal shed, and teach him a lesson. By all accounts when the shed door opened, Swanny was the only man to walk out.

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