Tom King

Tom King W

Does it say King or something else?

This distinguished gentleman was identified, to a degree. The person who wrote his name did not have the best penmanship. Is his name Tom King? Tomkins? What do you all think? He has a fine beard, neat coat and tie, high forehead and deep eyes.

Tom King back W

D. Jones, Artist

In this same batch of photographs is someone with the last name Tomkins, so I am leaning toward that, but at first blush, it does look like Tom King. Mr. WhoEverHeWas was photographed by D. Jones in Liverpool, England. Studios were located at 66 Bold Street and 11 Church Street.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Brandy Heineman
    Mar 06, 2015 @ 16:15:22

    I was ready to vote “Tomkins” even before reading the last paragraph. I wonder what caused that seemingly bald patch in his otherwise thick beard.

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