Portrait of an Edwardian man

Maker
Thomas Easton
Production date
Circa 1907
Description
Portrait of a man in a light coloured woollen suit, with single breasted jacket with short lapels and waistcoat. He is wearing a rounded collar and full tie. His moustache is full. He has a pocket watch chain and is wearing pince-nez and a black armband.
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Production date
Circa 1907
Subject notes
Pocket watches continued to be popular although wrist watches were available. Pince-nez, as the name suggests, were glasses sprung so as to cling to the nose. A black armband was worn as a sign of mourning for someone close to the wearer.
Accession number
P11655

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