I received this photo last month from Margaret Duke Scoggan but didn't post it right away because the scan that Margaret so generously decided to share with us was also pretty heavily damaged. She apologized that it was the only copy that the family had.
Well, no member of the extended Burck/Hall clan shall ever appear here on clownalley.net in anything less than their full glory! Not on my watch!
My friend Rik Gern (who is rapidly becoming a real wiz at photoshop) offered to take the time to lovingly restore the photo, best that he could, and here is the result.
Ladies and gentlemen, my friend Adam Burck's grandfather... Mr. Ralph Duke!