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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
    1620 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    640 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    785 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    728 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    1011 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    735 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
    1509 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    1019 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2176 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1277 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1344 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1109 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1057 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    7734 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
    14623 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1243 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1094 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1030 hits
  • Lady Lady
    1017 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1053 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    1022 hits
  • Beach Beach
    947 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1031 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    757 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    1562 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    975 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    905 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    875 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1136 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    913 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1179 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1078 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    1947 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    1647 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1265 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1111 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    979 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1350 hits
  • Group Group
    1198 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    1596 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1144 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    803 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1063 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1097 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1422 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    969 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    969 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    927 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    944 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    913 hits