Portrait of a fisherman, c 1900.
© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society
A photograph of a fisherman, taken by George Davison [1854-1930] in about 1900. This head and shoulders portrait of a bearded fisherman shows him looking into the distance, perhaps out to sea. He is 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.