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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
    1745 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    703 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    855 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    811 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    1159 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    807 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
    1628 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    1147 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2371 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1440 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1464 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1227 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1190 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    8128 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
    15684 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1356 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1179 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1124 hits
  • Lady Lady
    1152 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1191 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    1123 hits
  • Beach Beach
    1054 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1155 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    811 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    1703 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    1085 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    1020 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    949 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1230 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    994 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1297 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1222 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    2101 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    1777 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1414 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1231 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    1053 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1494 hits
  • Group Group
    1326 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    1699 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1227 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    883 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1130 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1222 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1570 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    1102 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    1092 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    1027 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    1040 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    1024 hits