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My father and mother in Sragen - standing in the back garden of their house.
The places in East Java, present-day Indonesia, where we lived from 1933 - 1945.
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Father and mother inside their home.
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Mother and father in the lounge while entertaining guests.
Mother sitting in front of the 'wajang dolls' - which are still in possession of the family.
Mother reading. The window opened out on to the back garden.
My mother on a bicycle.
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Mother and father sitting on the motorbike that belonged to my father's cousin who visited them from Semarang.
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Mother and father on a walk.
At the well in a nearby park.
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Photo taken by my father during a trip to the top of Mount Lawu. My mother is sitting at the far right.
Mother and father (far right) with friends.
Three days after Carel was born in 1934. Scene from the hospital in Surakarta near Sragen.
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My mother with Carel in their Sragen home.
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Father with Carel on the verandah at the back of the house.
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