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ID number:  BIRRC-H0061c
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Photograph of Albert and Violet May Turner
Object type:  Photograph
Materials:  Photographic paper
Measurements:  7.5x 6.3 cm
BIRRC-H0061c.jpg

Black and white photograph of Violet May Turner. She is working on a pavement along a road whilst holding the hand of a man. There is a tree and lamppost in the background. The man is on the left-hand side of the photograph, and is wearing trousers, blazer, vest top in c. 1940s style clothing. Violet is on the right-hand side of the photograph wearing a long white skirt and a University of Birmingham blazer in a c. 1940s style.

Notes:  This is a photograph of Violet May Warren, a University of Birmingham student from 1935-1940. She is pictured walking whilst holding the hand of a man, that man being Albert Turner who later became her husband. Violet studied English and was a resident of University House. Violet was the first woman in her home area of Mow Cop, Staffordshire to attend University. She died on 4 April 2010 at the age of 93.

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