Although somewhat brutally trimmed both top and bottom this image is never the less a splendid study of a late 19th
or early 20th Century Non-Commissioned Officer of the
Tiraillieurs Algerien or Tucos. These were amongst
France's most colorful colonial North African troops.

Mounted Cabinet-style Photograph (trimmed)
3 7/8 inches by 6 3/4 inches (10cm x 17cm)
Unknown Photographer
Probable Algerian Location
c. 1900