This brightly hand-tinted carte de visite depicts a corporal who appears to have been a member of the Queen's Own Regiment of Dorset Yeomanry Cavalry. He sits with his arm resting on a Davenport desk with an interestingly painted backdrop of a window overlooking a seaside town. The name or nickname of "Tiggy" or possibly a slightly stylized "Tissy" is written in pencil on the photograph's reverse side.
Carte de Visite
T. Wilkinson - Photographer
Royal Photographic Institution, St. Maty Street, Weymouth, England