S J Celestine Edwards

Document reference: (COPY1/417/500) S J Celestine Edwards, 1894

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How could you describe this man? What can you tell about him from his face and his clothes? How does he present himself?

Why are there palm trees in the background of his photograph? What does he want to say about his past?

He wears flowers, a pocket-handkerchief and a fob watch.  What does this suggest about his social status?

Who do you think this man was? What did he do?

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