Military Portraits in the collection of Michael Hargreave Mawson

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An Infantry Recruiting Party, circa 1850.
From a stereoview print published in the early 1860s.

Index

Final Rank Forenames and Title Surname Uniform in image Image Type Date
Major-General Augustus Abbott Staff Colonel, Bengal Army FUL c. 1858
Major & Adjutant Allan Shafto Adair Captain, 2nd Middlesex Militia CDV c. 1876
General Sir John Miller Adye Major-General CVA c. 1877
General Lord Airey General WOO c. 1878
Lieutenant-General Sir James Edward Alexander Major-General CDV 1874
Private William Aves 2nd Battalion, The Essex Regiment CBV

c. 1908

Major-General William Wigram Barry Royal Horse Artillery CDV

1861

Captain John Bedingfield 48th Regiment CVA

1862

General Sir Henry John William Bentinck General Staff CDV c. 1864
Admiral Lord Charles William Beresford, First Baron Beresford Commander, RN CDV c. 1880
Général Charles Denis Sauter Bourbaki French Army CDV c. 1870
Lieutenant-General Vere Hunt Bowles 63rd Regiment CDV c. 1863
Bishop of Nottingham Rt. Rev. Dr. Robert Brindle Clerical robes CAB 1905
Admiral Sir Henry William Bruce Vice-Admiral, RN CDV c. 1862
Hon. Lt. Col. James John Neil Buchanan No CDV 1864
Field Marshal Sir John Fox Burgoyne General Staff CDV c. 1862
Sergeant John H Byers Royal Artillery AMB c. 1854
Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Molyneux Byng No CVV c. 1870
Field Marshal George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge General Staff CDV c. 1850
Field Marshal George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge General Staff CDV c. 1865
Field Marshal George William Frederick Charles, Duke of Cambridge General Staff CDV c. 1869
General Duncan Alexander Cameron Major-General CDV c. 1860
Brevet-Colonel Colin Frederick Campbell No CVV c. 1868
Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Pemberton Campbell 14th Hussars CDV c. 1872
Colonel Henry Daniel Carden Queen's County Militia CDV c. 1860
Lieutenant Hugh William Mortimer Cathcart 32nd Light Infantry CDV c. 1865
Lieutenant Colonel James Edward Caulfeild, Viscount Charlemont Levee Dress, Civil Uniform CAB c. 1879
General Charles Calvert Clarke 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys) STE 1861
Major-General Willoughby Charles Stanley Clarke No CVV c. 1865
Field Marshal Colin Campbell, Baron Clyde No CDV c. 1860
Field Marshal Colin Campbell, Baron Clyde No CDV c. 1860
General Sir William Marcus Coghlan General Staff CDV

1864

Captain Hugh George Colvill 29th Regiment CDV 1860
Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Edmund Commerell Captain, R.N. CDV c. 1869
Major William John Macknight Crawfurd No CDV

1872

Admiral Sir St. George Caulfield D'Arcy Irvine Royal Navy CVA

c. 1875

Admiral Sir Sydney Colpoys Dacres Royal Navy CDV

c. 1866

Lieutenant (?) George (or Wiilliam) Davison 4th Bn., Durham Rifle Volunteers CDV

c. 1867

Major-General Charles Richard Sackville-West, Earl Delawarr No CVA c. 1860
Admiral John William Dorville Captain, RN CDV 1861
Rear-Admiral Francis Durrant Lieutenant, RN CDV c. 1865
Lieutenant & Quartermaster John Dwyer 46th Regiment of Foot CDV c. 1873
Major-General William Earle Redvers Buller![1] CDV c. 1885
Colonel Sir Charles Bean Euan-Smith Madras Native Infantry CAB c. 1869
Vice-Admiral Charles Joseph Freerick Ewart Captain, RN CDV c. 1865
General Sir John Alexander Ewart Levee Dress as Queen's ADC(?) CAB c. 1870
General Sir John Alexander Ewart Colonel, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders CAB 1898
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Homan Eyre South Staffordshire Regiment CDV c. 1885
General Sir Richard Thomas Farren General Staff CAB c. 1875
Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot, Baron Fisher Royal Navy PCD c. 1910
Major-General Charles Fizgerald 49th Regiment CDV c. 1877
Maréchal Elie Fréderick Forey French Army CDV c. 1870
Major-General Raymond Harvey, Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency 32nd Light Infantry CDV c. 1873
Rear-Admiral Arthur Woodall Gillett Royal Navy CVA c. 1870
Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Gillett 13th Light Infantry CVA c. 1870
Chaplain Henry Glasson Royal Navy CDV c. 1863
Admiral Frederick William Gough Commander, RN CDV c. 1857
Major-General George Thomas Gough No CVV c. 1865
Lieutenant-General Sir Gerald Graham Major-General CVA c. 1883
Major-General Edward Metcalfe Grain Royal Engineers CDV c. 1873
Major-General William Wilberforce Harris Greathead Royal Engineers CDV c. 1870
Brevet-Major Arthur George Frederick Griffiths Brigade Major CAB c. 1867
Gentleman-at-Arms Charles Edgeworth Gubbins Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms CBA c. 1900
Major William James Hall No CDV c. 1864
General Sir Frederick William Hamilton General Staff CDV c. 1861
Major-General Francis Pym Harding 22nd Regiment of Foot CVA c. 1858
General The Honourable Sir Arthur Edward Hardinge No CDV c. 1870
Rear-Admiral The Honourable Richard Hare Royal Navy CAB c. 1877
Major-General Edward M. Harnett 11th Hussars CDV c. 1872
Hon. Major William Hartshorn 6th Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps CDV c. 1865
General Francis William Hastings Royal Artillery [2] CDV c. 1863
General Sir Arthur James Herbert (né Jones) Staff CDV c. 1863
Major-General The Hon. William Henry Herbert No CDV c. 1868
General Alfred Thomas Heyland General Staff CDV c. 1884
Brevet-Colonel Hugh Robert Hibbert No CDV c. 1869
Brevet-Colonel Henry John Foquett Ellis Hickes Royal Artillery CDV c. 1867
Quartermaster (Hon. Captain) John Hill 4th Light Dragoons CDV c. 1863
Private James Howard No PCD c. 1910
Colonel Thomas Huddlestone Army Pay Department CAB c. 1878
Colonel Thomas Huddlestone Army Pay Department CAB c. 1886
Major-General FitzWilliam Frederick Hunter 36th Regiment/Staff CDV c. 1862
Lieutenant Oswald Routh Jones 32nd Regiment CDV c. 1875
Captain Francis Kennedy 77th Regiment CDV 1855
Brigade Surgeon William Robert Kerans Army Medical Department CDV c. 1866
Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Nigel Fitzhardinge Kingscote No FUT c. 1857
Major-General Sir Charles Benjamin Knowles No CDV c. 1867
Drum Major Robert Lang 4th Depot Battalion FUT c. 1862
Maréchal Edmond Le Boeuf French Army CDV c. 1870
Maréchal Edmond Le Boeuf French Army CDV c. 1870
Colonel William Barnabas Legard Lieutenant, 31st Bengal NI OIL c. 1840
Sergeant Major William James Lendrim Staff College CBA 1891
Lieutenant-General Robert William Lowry 47th Regiment CDV 1874
Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Chetham Lyle Royal Artillery CDV 1870
Lieutenant-Colonel Hugh Chetham Lyle No CDV c. 1872
Brevet Colonel Kenneth Douglas Mackenzie Deputy Quartermaster General CDV 1861
Lieutenant-General Charles Lennox Brownlow Maitland Grenadier Guards FUT c. 1857
Major-General Henry Joshua Margary General Staff CDV

1873

General Alfonso Ferrero, Marchese della Marmora Sardinian Army CDV c. 1870
Captain John McBryan 15th Hussars CDV c. 1867
Captain Peter McInnis First Warwickshire Rifle Volunteers CDV c. 1865
Maréchal Marie Edme Patrice Maurice de MacMahon French Army CDV c. 1870
Barrack Sergeant Alexander McKerrow Barrack Department PCD 1913
General Sir William Montagu Scott McMurdo Military Train CDV 1861
Major-General Egerton Charles William Miles Milman No CDV 1862
General Sir Horace William Montagu Lieutenant Colonel, RE FUT c. 1861
Lieutenant-Colonel The Hon. Oliver George Powlett Montague No CVV c. 1870
Lance Corporal Harry Stone Morgan Prince Albert's (Somersetshire Light Infantry) CDV 1888
Major-General The Hon. Sir Savage Lloyd Mostyn Major-General CAB c. 1885
Captain Andrew Moynihan Lieutenant, 8th Foot CDV c. 1860
Field Marshal Robert Cornelis, Baron Napier General Staff CDV

1867

Lieutenant-Colonel (?) Geoffrey Nightingale No CDV

1863

Rear-Admiral Montagu Frederick O'Reilly Royal Navy CDV

c. 1866

Lieutenant-General Lord Frederick Paulet No CDV 1861
Brevet-Colonel Lewis William Penn Royal Artillery, Queen's ADC CBV c. 1876
Lieutenant-Colonel John Andrew Price Royal Artillery CVA c. 1865
General Don Juan Prim Y Prats, Conde de Reus Spanish Army CDV c. 1870
General Sir Abraham Roberts 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers) CDV c. 1865
Deputy Surgeon General Edmund Humphrey Roberts Army Medical Department CVA c. 1877
Brevet-Colonel James Elphinston Robertson 21st Regiment CDV c. 1865
Nawab Sir Mir Turab Ali Khan Salar Jung Prime Minister of Hyderabad CDV c. 1868
Lieutenant-General George Edward Langham Somerset Sanford Royal Engineers CDV c. 1863
Admiral Thomas Saumarez Rear-Admiral, Royal Navy CAB c. 1878
Field Marshal HSH Prince William Augustus Edward of Saxe-Weimar No CDV c. 1860
Field Marshal HSH Prince William Augustus Edward of Saxe-Weimar No CDV c. 1860
Brevet-Colonel Robert Sellon Sellon Royal Engineers (late Bombay Engineers) CDV c. 1873
Hon. General Sir William Henry Seymour 2nd Dragoon Guards CDV c. 1868
Yeoman Warder Robert Sheppard Tudor State Dress, Yeoman Warder CDV c. 1860
Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Thomas Shiffner No CDV c. 1865
Colonel Henry Whistler Smith-Rewse Royal Engineers CAB c. 1904
Drummer Dudley Stagpoole No CDV c. 1880
Captain & Quartermaster Richard Storey 20th Regiment CDV

1873

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Knight Storks General Staff CDV

c. 1871

General Sir Charles Thomas van Straubenzee General Staff CDV

c. 1860

Lieutenant-General Thomas Robert Swinburne No CDV c. 1860
Major-General John Edward Swindley Staff, undress CDV 1868
Major Jelinger Henry Symons RMLI CDV 1864
Major-General Christopher Charles Teesdale Queen's ADC CBA c. 1877
Colonel John Travers Royal Artillery CDV

1864

Général Louise Jules Trochu French Army CDV c. 1870
Lieutenant-General Nathaniel Octavius Simpson Turner Royal Artillery CDV

1866

Lieutenant-General Nathaniel Octavius Simpson Turner Royal Artillery CDV

1866

Major-General Charles James Tyler General Staff CVA

1863

Major-General Frederic Smith Vacher Lieutenant Colonel, AA&QMG CDV

1877

Surgeon Major James Vaughan Bombay Medical Service CDV

c. 1863 [3]

Brevet-Colonel John Hamilton Verschoyle Service Dress, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry FUT

1904

Captain The Hon. Robert Champion Vivian No CDV

c. 1872

Colonel Hercules Walker Myln Rifle Brigade CDV

c. 1861

Sergeant Izaak Walton 23rd (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot CDV

c. 1860

Major Henry Edward Warren 60th King's Royal Rifle Corps CDV

c. 1865

Captain (Merchant Marine) Matthew Webb No CDV

1875

Surgeon Major Stephen Massett Webb Surgeon Major, 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers CDV

1873

Vice-Admiral Richard Dunning White Royal Navy CDV c. 1866
General Sir William Fenwick Williams General Staff CDV c. 1857
Lieutenant-General Sir William John Williams No CVV c. 1860
Lieutenant-Colonel John Lucas Wilton 50th Regiment CDV c. 1858
Field Marshal Rt. Hon. Garnet Joseph Wolseley, Viscount Wolseley General Staff CDV c. 1874
Garrison Sergeant Major Cornelius Wren 4th Depot Battalion FUT c. 1862



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Key

AMB Ambrotype

CAB Cabinet Card

CBA Cabinet Card size print laid down on album leaf

CBV Vignette from a Cabinet Card size print laid down on album leaf

CDV Carte de Visite

CVA Carte De Visite size albumen print laid down on an album leaf

CVV Vignette from a Carte de Visite size albumen print laid down on album leaf

FUL Full-plate albumen print

FUT Trimmed full-plate albumen print

OIL Life-size oil painting

PCD Postcard, divided back

PCU Post card, undivided back

STE Stereoview

WOO Woodbury-type

Footnotes

[1] This is a fascinating composite image, made up of Earle's head and Redvers Buller's body!

[2] Hastings appears to be wearing Cavalry overalls under his Artillery tunic.

[3] This is an "In Memoriam" carte from 1884, utilising an earlier image.


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