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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
    1831 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    767 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    928 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    886 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    1239 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    869 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
    1715 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    1224 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2481 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1535 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1559 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1298 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1259 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    8327 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
    15972 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1416 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1254 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1196 hits
  • Lady Lady
    1225 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1271 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    1238 hits
  • Beach Beach
    1126 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1236 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    863 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    1787 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    1168 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    1080 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    1002 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1322 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    1084 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1386 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1308 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    2204 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    1877 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1513 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1315 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    1125 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1580 hits
  • Group Group
    1424 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    1785 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1305 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    945 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1197 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1299 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1663 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    1176 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    1172 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    1092 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    1105 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    1090 hits