William Bolland Davies

Production date
1870
Description
Carte de visite of William Bolland Davies wearing military uniform. Davies is standing in a studio setting with his left hand resting on a podium with a small statue of a child with a dog on it. At Davies' right there is a round table with a tablecloth that has been hand-tinted pale blue and a book on it with a curtain behind. Davies is wearing breeches with boots and a long jacket with a strap across the front and a medal on his left side. The collar and cuffs of his jacket have been hand-tinted red. Davies is also wearing a hat and has a short beard.
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Production role
Photographer
Production date
1870
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Accession number
PHO2013-0104
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One of the best pictures of a rifle volunteer in their grey uniform. Not sure about the boots. Unless he is a mounted volunteer. Also unusual to see a device on the cap at this time.

- Dave simmonds on 26-03-2020 01:41:34

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