Portrait of a fisherman, c 1900.
© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society
A photograph of a black fisherman, taken by George Davison [1854-1930] in about 1900, probably in Lowestoft. This head and shoulders portrait shows the man wearing a typical fisherman's hat and smock of the period. George Davison was a noted pictorial photographer and a founder member of The Linked Ring in 1892. From 1897 he was assistant manager of the Eastman Photographic Materials Company, renamed in 1898, Kodak Limited. He became managing director in 1900.