You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

A newly enlisted soldier and his son photographed in Hull

A British soldier and his son

Pictured on the front of this real photographic postcard are a British soldier and his child, both looking solemn. The soldier’s uniform looks new, and his cap does not yet have a cap badge, so presumably the photograph was taken before he was assigned to a regiment or corps. The name of the studio in which they are pictured is printed on the reverse: ‘SEAMAN’S STUDIOS, Hull and Beverley [now in t…