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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
    1585 hits
  • Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha. Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    622 hits
  • Military vehicles Military vehicles
    769 hits
  • Military vehicle Military vehicle
    714 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe Marie Metcalfe
    987 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum. Marie and Bhia Metcalf with friends at Mulwan near Belgaum.
    713 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
    1482 hits
  • The strong man The strong man
    999 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club Marie and Bhia Metcalfe with friends at the Belgaum Club
    2135 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends Marie Metclafe (first left) and friends
    1247 hits
  • George Makin George Makin
    1309 hits
  • Marie Metclafe (Centre) Marie Metclafe (Centre)
    1078 hits
  • Three ladies Three ladies
    1031 hits
  • Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith Farewell to Mr W N Goldsmith
    7548 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
    14088 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936 Calcutta Light Horse Camp 1936
    1215 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1059 hits
  • Polo Polo
    1008 hits
  • Lady Lady
    997 hits
  • Freeman and ? Freeman and ?
    1030 hits
  • John Faulkner at Firpo's John Faulkner at Firpo's
    993 hits
  • Beach Beach
    924 hits
  • George Makin and friend George Makin and friend
    1002 hits
  • View from verandah View from verandah
    742 hits
  • Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe Bong, Bubbles and Bhia Metcalfe
    1529 hits
  • Irene ? Irene ?
    947 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe and friend Marie Metcalfe and friend
    880 hits
  • Spotty deer Spotty deer
    862 hits
  • Picnic - Delawadi Picnic - Delawadi
    1102 hits
  • Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers Meerut - Three Gwalior Lancers
    897 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1149 hits
  • Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Birthday of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1045 hits
  • Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings Marie Metcalf (nee Ross) with her siblings
    1899 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents Marie Metcalfe (nee Ross) with her parents
    1608 hits
  • Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues Bhia and Marie Metcalfe with Bhia's army colleagues
    1234 hits
  • Marie and Bhia Metcalfe Marie and Bhia Metcalfe
    1090 hits
  • Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin Ian, Peter and Jennifer Makin
    963 hits
  • Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha Marie Metcalfe at court of Maharaja Partap Singh of Nabha
    1316 hits
  • Group Group
    1175 hits
  • Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940 Calcutta Light Horse - Training at Belgaum 1940
    1564 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1123 hits
  • Elephants Elephants
    789 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1043 hits
  • Horse riding Horse riding
    1069 hits
  • Polo - Jaipur Polo - Jaipur
    1394 hits
  • Aunt Katy and self Aunt Katy and self
    947 hits
  • Self and Rosemary Self and Rosemary
    949 hits
  • Joyce and Rosemary Joyce and Rosemary
    909 hits
  • Caught! Caught!
    925 hits
  • Prudence Magor Prudence Magor
    893 hits