Metcalfe and Makin family pictures added to the FIBIS Gallery

13 Nov | News,

Image from Metcalfe and Makin family pictures collectionA collection of Metcalfe and Makin family pictures taken  in India, sent to FIBIS by Kasia Jablonska, have been uploaded to the FIBIS Image Gallery.

The photographs in this collection were taken by Theophilus Anthony (Bhia) Metcalfe and his wife, Marie Metcalfe nee Ross. They were taken between the early 1900’s and early 1950’s and present the Metcalfes’ family and friends, as well as Bhia’s colleagues from Calcutta Light Horse. Bhia was an officer in the Indian army and later worked as a tea trader before retiring and settling in Australia.

The collection now belongs to the family of Jennifer Foye, nee Makin, who was Marie’s niece.

If anyone can help with identifying people or places in these photos please contact the FIBIS webmaster.

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