"Lt. E. Pearson, 43rd Regt."
Copy photograph labelled as Lieutenant E. Pearson of the 43rd Regiment. Lieutenant Edward Pearson actually served in the 70th Regiment, and the inscription '70th Regt.' is partially visible beneath Pearson's name where the original image has been cropped. This photograph may actually depict Ensign/Lieutenant Thomas Horner Pearson who served in the 43rd Light Infantry. The photograph is a portrait bust. Pearson is wearing a dark jacket and is looking off to his left. He is clean-shaven. The photograph is included on page 34 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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