But not to be outdone I found a Mr Aitkins on a CDV on a local market stall.
|W Hayln (?) H Aitkins - CDV|
So far I haven't found anymore details about this bearded man. The reverse of the card just carries the photographer's details.
My second beard is much neater, but again the man remains a mystery although the photographer Francis Bacon operated at 105 Northumberland Street in Newcastle.
|Unknown portrait - Cabinet card|
|Astronaut Marsha Irwins experiencing weightlessness|
(NASA photo - 2001)
As for me it's a case of hair today, gone tomorrow, so you might like to read what I wrote in 2009. Hair-Today-Gone-Tomorrow
Of course you may also check out other hairy contributions at Sepia Saturday 116