Boys on a gate, c 1890
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A photograph of two boys playing in a lane, taken by Colonel Joseph Gale (c 1835-1906), in about 1890. Two school boys swing on a gate. Joseph Gale specialised in naturalistic photographs of rural life and figures in landscapes. He was one of the first members of the Linked Ring Brotherhood and was also a member of the Royal Photographic Society.