Photograph of Baron Welby, Frederick Hollyer

Photograph of Baron Welby, Frederick Hollyer

Photograph, portrait of Baron Welby
Frederick Hollyer (1837-1933)
1901
London
Platinum print
Museum no. 7841-1938

Here, Baron Welby is shown in formal dress. He is wearing a frock coat, high-fastening waistcoat, starched 'winged' collar, and a top hat. 

Top hats were still worn by the upper classes for formal wear, though bowler hats and boaters were now common for general and casual dress.