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SM Bruce and Ethel Bruce at the rear pergola of the brand-new Lodge in February 1928.

SM Bruce and Ethel Bruce at the rear pergola of the brand-new Lodge in February 1928.


NAA: A1200, L83837

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"Joe Lyons [was] a kindly, compassionate man who tended to be a little too trusting."

Alan Reid, 1980