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The German man with the scarred cheek

Scarred cheek German man. CDV. Private Collection.

Scarred cheek German man. CDV. Private Collection.

This German man may have been a veteran soldier in civilian suit. Something got him good on the side of the face, perhaps a knife. I’m thinking he was a soldier for the ribbon across the chest. He’s also wearing the black visor hat I mentioned before that was so popular in Germany at the time, and both worn by boys and men.

The bottom of the card was clipped to fit into an album. I can’t make out the message or handwritten name, only the year: 1910.

cdv-scarred-german-back

Photographer: Carl Thies. Hannover. Germany

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