Postcard photo of a WWI Scottish Regiment soldier no doubt taken for his family. Thousands of such photos were produced but regrettably few bear any identification. He is wearing a cover over the kilt.
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This appears to be a modern photo from a Italian WWII historical reenactment group (see www.Progetto900.com). At least its name and website are printed across the bottom of the photo on a forum on historical reenactment (panzergrenadier.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=14956&start=45)