Glass Plate Negative
Unknown Photographer
4 5/8 Inches by 6 3/8 Inches
(Approximately 1
2cm x 16.3cm)
Great Britain
c. 18

Clearly a member of a rifle battalion, this youthful looking rifleman's shoulder strap bears a "V" surmounted by the number "2". This indicates the 2nd volunteer battalion.
Unfortunately the regimental or county badge beneath the battalion designation cannot be made out

Below: A positive version of the negative which has been flipped to show the image in proper orientation.