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Officer's sword on wrong side.

An officer's sword was suspended from the left side of his sword belt. This is a dead giveaway that the image has been reversed.

Comments (2)

  1. motoman172038

    motoman172038 (23 Mar 2012)

    Older Photographs are reversed... Hence why Billy the kid was always misread as a left hander
  2. jlptravel

    jlptravel (18 Dec 2012)

    Maybe he was left-handed???

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