Thomas Southwell…

With a gun and his dog. Painted in 1650 by an unknown artist. Not sure if he’s wearing a doublet or a buffcoat for hunting, but he has gold buttons on his cuffs and what looks like a linen bag hanging from a metal hook or loop on his hip for the critters he’s shot with his flintlock. Rather fine lace edged cuffs for hunting and it looks like his falling band has been tucked into his doublet. He also has a rather odd line of buttons running down to his belt which don’t match the closure of the doublet. This picture hangs in the Royal Armouries galleries in Leeds.

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