Shared Photo: Oldfield, Joseph & his wife Elizabeth Rawlings

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I wanted to share this family photo of Joseph Oldfield and his wife Elizabeth "Betsy" Rawlings with the community. We believe it was taken in Tharwa, NSW, Australia in 1925 on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Both children of convicts, they were early pioneers of the area that is now Canberra, ACY (Australia's national capital).

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asked in Photos by Roberta Muir G2G3 (3.1k points)

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What a very nice photo, Roberta. You are fortunate to have it. If it was taken in 1925 they would have been in their mid-70's, and they both look great for their age. Thank you for sharing this family treasure wit us.
answered by Star Kline G2G6 Pilot (496k points)
selected by John Noel
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What a lovely couple, they really are delightful to look at.

Thank you for sharing this amazing photo
answered by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (1.5m points)
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Nice photo, I enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing!
answered by John Noel G2G6 Pilot (691k points)
+1 vote
C'est Bon Magnifique trésor de la famille

Thank You for your great share .. Masterpiece !
answered by Jerry Baraboo G2G6 Pilot (494k points)

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