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This is a collection of pictures - mostly family adventures - from early days in New Zealand, over to Australia, and then Ireland .... and back again.

The photos span nearly 6 decades, and they show a changing world that really has gone from black and white (and every shade of grey) to the most amazing variety of colours. This diversity and this change is what Patrick lived and studied through, and his work still presents history in the most vivid colour, and without any chance of fading away ...

nz '50s

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Patrick, Deirdre, his wife, and Clare in Canberra

Patrick, Deirdre and 11 month old Clare outside the Ainslie University Flats (Australian National University) in Canberra 1957. Patrick was in the final stages of completing his PhD in History on Harry Holland, the first leader of the Labour Party in New Zealand.

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