Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Isa W

Striped bow tie

 

Isa back W

A memorial card?

From Gloucester, England we have a portrait of an older gentleman photographed by S. S. Soley. Someone inscribed on the back “In Remembrance of 17th Oct 70.” The date could possibly be 12th or something else, there seems to be an extra scratch of ink and it looks like a 4 upside down or an H. Regardless, this image can be fairly well dated to 1870, which was possibly the date of death of the man pictured on the front.

 

One thought on “In remembrance

  1. IntenseGuy says:

    Sampson Samuel Soley (1825-1903), Gloucester photographer

    http://britishphotohistory.ning.com/photo/sssoley-photograph has another of his photos you will surely enjoy!

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