Turn of the Century Teddyboy

by Richard Overy

Scanned from a carte-de-visite which I bought this morning at a camera fair at Dunstall Park, Wolverhampton.

The reverse of the card reads:  J T Mathias, Fato Prudentia Major,  Jeweller & Photographer, Cardigan. Copies can be had on application.

Although I searched the internet I was unable to obtain an accurate translation of the phrase above.

This chaps hairstyle and beard are fantastic, his hairstyle reminded me of the Teddy boys.

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