A member of the  Troupes Coloniales - formerly known as Troupes de Marins - who made up a portion of the French Legation
Guard in Peking, China from 1905. He would have been armed with a Lebel Fusil Mle 1886 M93 rifle and the Troupes de
Marine anchor device can just be made out on the front of the old style tropical helmet.

Unmounted Photograph
5 3/4 Inches by 3 1/4 Inches
Unknown Photographer
Peking, China
c. 1905