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Portrait of Jack Fellows Laubert(?), age 17 years

Item consists of a cream coloured mount with embossed text at bottom right, "HARRODS LTD./ BROMPTON TOAD/ S.W." Photograph is a of a young man in suit and tie with high collared shirt. On verso, handwritten in ink, "Jack Fellows Laubert(?)/ age 17 years." Mount slides inside a glassine tissue envelope with the same Harrods logo at top left.

Portrait of a man

Item is a cream coloured card with thin brown border and brown letterpress at the bottom edge, "A. W. STEELE/ LEITH". Photograph is a vignetted portrait of a man in sack coat and tie. On verso, pink card backing is lithographed with a ribbon containing the text "PERSEVERE" and the design of a tall ship with a lady at the centre. Below, the letters "A" "W" and "S" are intertwined. The bottom half of the card contains the text "A. W. STEELE/ FINE ART & PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO,/ 8, Bernard Street,/ LEITH./ Copies may be had/ PORTRAITS ENLARGED OR DIMINISHED/ COLORING ARTISTICALLY EXECUTED/ Marion Imp Paris".

Portrait of a man next to writing desk

Item is a white card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "BEVAN,/ LOWESTOFT." Photograph is of a man dressed in long, double breasted coat holding a quill in his hand and leaning on a writing desk. Studio backdrop features a column with view to conservatory at right. On verso, photographer's stamp in the design of an artist's palette with brushes contains the text "H.W. BEVAN,/ PORTRAIT PAINTER/ AND PHOTOGRAPHER,/ LOWESTOFT."

Henry William Bevan

Portrait of a smiling man

Item is a black card with gold embossed lettering at the bottom of the card reading "Squiers./ 9 Frances RD/ EDGBASTON." The photograph is a vignetted portrait of a man with a thick mustache with his eyes scrunched up in a laugh.

Portrait of two young men

Item consists of a photograph of two young men in front of a studio backdrop. The boy on the left sits in a wooden chair and wears a pinstriped suit of a light colour. The boy on the right is perched on the arm of the chair and leans over with an arm around the other boy. He wears a plain dark suit with striped tie. The photo is mounted on a postcard backing with the text "POST CARD" and a line delineating space for correspondence and address. At the far right, printed sideways, "Riley Bros, Cresshills."

Portrait of two young men, one in a sailor suit

Item is a grey coloured cabinet card with silver embossing. Photograph of two young men in front of a studio backdrop showing a classical arch and palm fronds, affixed to a grey card. Man on left is seated, wearing a suit and bow tie. Man on right wears a sailor style suit, and appears again in 2005.001.102. Embossed on bottom edge of card, in silver, "The Royal Photo Co./ 12 Shacklewell Lane/ Kingsland, N.E." On verso, at top left in pencil, "3-". Kingsland N.E. was the name of a village that has now been adopted by the Dalston Junction in the Borough of Hackney, London, U.K.

The Royal Photo Co.

Portrait of young man in suit

Item is a cream card with photograph attached to tissue. On pencil, on tissue, "Guttenbery/ Manchester." Photograph is a young man in suit and tie. On verso, grey ink "Guttenber/ Manchester/ No A622." In pencil, at top right, "3309 Kuld must Kant."

Guttenberg

[Portrait of Canadian WWI army officer in uniform]

Item is a cream coloured bi-fold card (3 flaps) with an embossed ribbon on the front flap at lower right. Inside, a vignetted photograph of a man in Canadian army uniform, with a badge on his right shoulder labeled "Toronto". The back of the photograph is stamped "HALKSWORTH WHEELER/ 109A SANDGATE ROAD./ FOLKESTONE". This is handwritten on the front of the photograph, and the date August 1917 is written on the card.

Wheeler, Halksworth