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Photograph (Albumen Print, Carte de Visite) of Two Men Dressed as a Guardsman and a Policeman, by H. J. Whitlock, Birmingham, Probably 1870s

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Inventory Number: 12109
Object Type:
Persons: H. J. Whitlock (Photographer)
Date Created:
Place Created: Birmingham England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Carte de visite (albumen print mounted on card) of two men dressed as a guardsman and a policeman, perched on a table full length, the policeman (right) looking at the guardsman and holding a truncheon. They are of similar appearance, probably brothers, and are either posing in fancy dress or a music hall act in costume. Their trousers and shoes are not part of the costume. No identifying or provenance inscription.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed photographer's details on front of mount: 'H. J. Whitlock, Photo. Birmingham.', and fuller printed advertisement on back including royal arms.
Provenance: Probably from the collection of Richard Inwards.
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Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
104 64 mm

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