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Teenagers On Tenement Balcony At 42 Dumbiedykes Road, New Flats In Background c.1960


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Back Row (l-r) - Ginger _?, Mattie Taylor, Peter Bottomley.
Front Row (l-r) - Willie Syme, Davy _?, Jimmy Hush.

"Taken from the top balcony at No.42 Dumbiedykes Road. Holyrood Square and the 'Brickies' - the buildings opposite our block of tenements - had been demolished to make way for the new flats." - Jean Bell (née Bottomley)

Donor number: 0056-019

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