Captain Matthew Webb (1848-1883).
English professional swimmer who swam accross the channel in 1875 in 21 hours and 45 minutes.
Before he started his career as swimmer he worked as a master for the Cunard Line.
Woodbury type cdv by unknown photographer (blank back). Ca late 1870's.
Size ca 2 2/8 x 3 9/16 (photo) and 2,5 x 4 1/8 inches (mount).
Condition is good with some light scuffing.
Original is darker sepia toned.
Price € 30