Araxie Papazian (née Injidgjin) as a child, 19th Century


Araxie Papazian (née Injidgjin) as a child by Sebah & Joaillier, ca. 1900s

The same child, several year before by Photographie Atelier Phebus, Grande Rue de Pera, No, 301, Constantinople:


The same girl as a bride-to-be. Araxie Injidgjin and Edward Michael Papazian, taken just before they were married, ca. 1922:


Edward Michael Papazian and Araxie came to England from Turkey in 1922. They came to Manchester where Araxie had a brother who was working in shipping. Edward studied at Manchester University whilst Araxie, helped by English neighbours, learnt the English language and customs. They had one son, Arto, who is a former industrial chemist but who now runs an industrial safety agency from his home.

source: Manchester Archives

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