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Home / Personal Collections / Metcalfe and Makin family pictures [72]

The photographs in this collection were taken by Theophilus Anthony (Bhia) Metcalfe and his wife, Marie Metcalfe nee Ross. The pictures were taken between early 1900's and early 1950's. They present the Metcalfes' family and friends, as well as Bhia's colleagues from Calcutta Light Horse. Bhia was a high ranking officer in the British Indian army. Him and Marie enjoyed a very active social life among British and Indian Establishment. After leaving the army, Bhia worked as a tea trader, before retiring and settling in Australia. The collection currently belongs to the family of Jennifer Foye, nee Makin, who was Marie's niece.

  • Picnic - Marie Metcalfe and friends Picnic - Marie Metcalfe and friends
    1604 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    634 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    779 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    725 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    1001 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    725 hits
  • Bhia Metcalfe and members of the Calcutta Light Horse. Training at Belgaum 1940 Bhia Metcalfe and members of the Calcutta Light Horse. Training at Belgaum 1940
    1499 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    1011 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2157 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1267 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1332 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1099 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1044 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    7650 hits
  • India Tea Buyers of Cochin with Mr Metcalfe on the eve of his retirement India Tea Buyers of Cochin with Mr Metcalfe on the eve of his retirement
    14368 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1234 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1077 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1022 hits
  • Lady Lady
    1011 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1043 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    1009 hits
  • Beach Beach
    940 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1018 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    752 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    1550 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    961 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    895 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    869 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1123 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    905 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1167 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1061 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    1927 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    1629 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1251 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1102 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    976 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1336 hits
  • Group Group
    1189 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    1583 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1139 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    799 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1055 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1084 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1409 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    958 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    961 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    918 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    941 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    905 hits