Mabel Redwood & Mr A Raven in Stanley Camp

Mabel Redwood & Mr A Raven in Stanley Camp

Press photo taken in late August / early September 1945. Text on back reads:

OB 773163. . . . NEW YORK BUREAU
SUBSTITUTE RING FOR HONG KONG INTERNEE
HONG KONG - MR A. RAVEN, 70-YEAR-OLD YORKSHIRE
ARCHITECT, FITS 23-YEAR-OLD MABEL REDWOOD, OF 
GILLINGHAM, KENT, WITH A WEDDING RING MADE
FROM A 10-CENT HONG KONG PIECE. BOTH WERE
HELD PRISONER BY JAPS IN HONG KONG. DURING
YEARS OF JAP OCCUPATION OF THE CROWN COLONY, 
WOMEN SOLD THEIR GOLD RINGS FOR FOOD. THE LATHE
ON WHICH MR. RAVEN MADE SUBSTITUTES AND ESSEN-
TIAL ARTICLES WAS BUILT FROM SALVAGED SCRAP.    
#1A CAN BING    9-28-45
CREDIT (BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTO FROM ACME)(RM)

Thanks to Moddsey for letting me know when this came up on eBay, so I was able to buy it.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
Friday, August 31, 1945
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