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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
    2013 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    866 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    1067 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    1004 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    1380 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    983 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
    1896 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    1360 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2666 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1676 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1752 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1445 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1365 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    8752 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
    16537 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1541 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1404 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1360 hits
  • Lady Lady
    1345 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1421 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    1420 hits
  • Beach Beach
    1245 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1388 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    934 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    1959 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    1274 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    1189 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    1110 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1501 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    1243 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1519 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1467 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    2413 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    2085 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1675 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1456 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    1273 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1760 hits
  • Group Group
    1606 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    1972 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1471 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    1068 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1368 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1446 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1844 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    1284 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    1276 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    1235 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    1222 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    1195 hits