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Soldier with Baton

Collection

Breamish Valley Photographic Collection

Category

Portraits

Description

Studio portrait of soldier holding baton.

NB: This is a photo-of-a-photo. The original studio portrait print of a soldier holding a baton has been pinned to a board and re-photographed. On the original, you can still see the pins used to hold the studio print in place.

Date

WWI period.

Location

Unknown.

Photographer/maker

Photographer of the original studio portrait is unknown. But the ‘photo of the photo’ is thought to be by George Blyth.

Acknowledgements

With thanks to David Taylor of Percy Cross for donating a set of silver gelatin dry photographic negative plates of which this image forms a part.

Copyright

Copyright © Breamish Valley Photographic Collection (BVPC) 2019. All rights reserved.

Reference Number

BVPC0011

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