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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
    2247 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    985 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    1224 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    1162 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    1565 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    1095 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
    2133 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    1509 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2883 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1872 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1965 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1619 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1502 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    9252 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
    17213 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1672 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1564 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1521 hits
  • Lady Lady
    1480 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1604 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    1656 hits
  • Beach Beach
    1370 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1544 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    1027 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    2159 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    1409 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    1319 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    1246 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1712 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    1417 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1686 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1682 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    2668 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    2346 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1870 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1626 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    1423 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1980 hits
  • Group Group
    1824 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    2160 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1637 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    1201 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1538 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1614 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1992 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    1411 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    1404 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    1429 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    1355 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    1326 hits