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black and white photograph of George on a donkey with four local Turkish guides

George's wife, Jane, talks to Dr Kate Beats about some more of her memories. Kate catalogued and curated the Bean Archive in 2015, and has choosen some of her favourites on these pages.

'Amongst the rocky landscapes and ruined archaeological sites,' Kate says, 'George captured beauty in the inscribed stones, the people surrounding him, and his four-legged companions.'


George's donkeys




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