Monday, September 17, 2012

Lieutenant Colonel Seymour


Lieutenant Colonel (?) Francis Seymour, Fusilier Guards, Crimean War. Photo made by Roger Fenton, 1855.

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5 comments:

  1. Amazing photo, and thanks for the wiki link - an interesting read, especially that his son was born when he was aged 74!!!

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    1. Oh, I didn't notice that piece of info. And there I was thinking Paul McCartney is an old dad.

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  2. I'd like to introduce him to some single ladies of the time. Well, they look single in the photos. Can't be sure.

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  3. A handsome fellow, and there was something about the rakish angle of his cap! Fathering his only male heir when he was 74 as well.

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  4. He was so dashing in his military uniform. I'm sure he made the ladies swoon!

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