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
Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Samuel Adamson Retired Lieutenant-Colonel CDV c. 1863
Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Samuel Adamson Retired Lieutenant-Colonel CDV c. 1869
Staff Commander William Henry Adlam Master, RN CDV c. 1870
General Sir John Miller Adye Major-General CVA c. 1877
General Richard, Baron Airey Undress CDV c. 1857
General Richard, Baron Airey General WOO c. 1878
Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Mott Alderson Major, Norfolk Artillery Militia CDV c. 1880
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

Staff Surgeon James Nicholas Bell Staff Surgeon CDV c. 1865
General Sir Henry John William Bentinck General Staff CDV c. 1864
Admiral Lord Charles William Beresford, First Baron Beresford Commander, RN CDV c. 1880
Hon. Brigade Surgeon Thomas McDougall Bleckley Staff Surgeon CDV c. 1865
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 George Broke-Middleton, Bt. Rear-Admiral, RN CDV c. 1865
Quartermaster (Hon. Captain) Richard Brown Lt. & QM, Royal Scots Fusiliers CAB c. 1880
Admiral Sir Henry William Bruce Vice-Admiral, RN CDV c. 1862
Hon. Lt. Col. James John Neil Buchanan No CDV 1864
Captain Hugh Talbot Burgoyne Captain, RN CDV c. 1865
Field Marshal Sir John Fox Burgoyne General CDV c. 1860
Field Marshal Sir John Fox Burgoyne General Staff CDV c. 1862
Field Marshal Sir John Fox Burgoyne Field Marshal CDV c. 1865
Sergeant John H Byers Royal Artillery AMB c. 1854
Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Molyneux Byng No CVV c. 1870
Major-General Sir Owen Tudor Byrne Diplomatic CDV c. 1880
Commander William Alfred Cambier Lieutenant, RN CDV c. 1862
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 Sir Duncan Alexander Cameron Major-General CDV c. 1860
General Sir Duncan Alexander Cameron General CDV c. 1861
General Sir William Gordon Cameron Colonel CDV c. 1869
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-General James Thomas Brudenell, Earl of Cardigan Majpr-General CDV c. 1865
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 Frederick Augustus Thesiger, Baron Chelmsford Major-General WOO c. 1880
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

Colonel Hon. John Colborne KRRC CDV c. 1863
Captain Hugh George Colvill 29th Regiment CDV 1860
Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Edmund Commerell Captain, R.N. CDV c. 1869
Lieutenant-Governor Sir George Ebenezer Wilson Couper Unidentified CDV

c. 1859

Major-General John William Cox Lieutenant-Colonel, 13th Regiment CDV

c. 1860

Major William John Macknight Crawfurd No CDV

1872

Lieutenant John Cunninghame Lieutenant, King's Dragoon Guards CBV c. 1860
Admiral Sir St. George Caulfield D'Arcy Irvine Royal Navy CVA

c. 1875

Admiral Sir Sydney Colpoys Dacres Royal Navy CDV

c. 1866

Admiral Sir Sydney Colpoys Dacres Admiral WOO c. 1878
Lieutenant (?) George (or Wiilliam) Davison 4th Bn., Durham Rifle Volunteers CDV

c. 1867

Inspector General Sir David Deas Inspector General, RN CDV c. 1867
Major-General Charles Richard Sackville-West, Earl Delawarr No CVA c. 1860
Admiral John William Dorville Captain, RN CDV 1861
Commissary-General Sir William Henry Drake Commisary-General CDV c. 1860
General Sir John Hart Dunne Colonel CDV c. 1868
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
Captain (Ret'd) Alfred Eaton Commander CDV c. 1872
Surgeon-General James Ekin Surgeon CDV c. 1860
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
Acting Inspector General of Hospitals Alexander Farquhar Turkish Contingent CDV c. 1857
General Sir Richard Thomas Farren General Staff CAB c. 1875
Deputy Surgeon-General Charles Hamilton Fasson Surgeon-Major, RA CDV c. 1870
Nurse Margaret Augusta Fellowes Nurse CDV 1883
Colonel-Commandant Sir Francis Worgan Festing Captain, Royal Marines CDV c. 1865
Colonel-Commandant Sir Francis Worgan Festing Colonel, Royal Marines CDV c. 1874
Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot, Baron Fisher Royal Navy PCD c. 1910
Major-General Charles Fitzgerald 49th Regiment CDV c. 1877
General Charles Francis Fordyce General CAB c. 1887
Maréchal Elie Fréderick Forey French Army CDV c. 1870
Brevet-Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Foster Captain CDV 1859
Major-General Raymond Harvey, Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency 32nd Light Infantry CDV c. 1873
Lieutenant-General Sir William Fyers Colonel, Rifle Brigade CAB c. 1876
Lieutenant Oliver Dunham Melville Garsia DCLI STE c. 1910
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
Field Marshal Hugh, Viscount Gough General CDV c. 1860
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 Grenadier Guards CDV 1858
General Sir Frederick William Hamilton General Staff CDV c. 1861
General Sir Edward Hamley Colonel CDV c. 1865
Rifleman Hugh Hannan, DCM Rifleman FUT c. 1860
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
Commander Francis Harris No CDV c. 1879
Colonel William Wilberforce Harrowing, DSO Major, DCLI HAL c. 1940
Hon. Major William Hartshorn 6th Lancashire Rifle Volunteer Corps CDV c. 1865
General Francis William Hastings Royal Artillery [2] CDV c. 1863
Vice-Admiral Sir Leopold George Heath Rear-Admiral, RN CDV 1873
Admiral Edmund Heathcote Rear-Admiral CDV c. 1871
General Sir Arthur James Herbert (né Jones) Staff CDV c. 1863
Major-General The Hon. William Henry Herbert No CDV c. 1868
Rear-Admiral Sir William Nathan Wright Hewett Rear-Admiral WOO c. 1878
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
Major-General Lancelot Daryl Hickes Gentleman Cadet, RA CDV 1903
Quartermaster (Hon. Captain) John Hill 4th Light Dragoons CDV c. 1863
Hon. Lieut-Colonel Trevenen James Holland Retired Lieutenant-Colonel CAB c. 1896
Admiral Sir Arthur William Acland, First Baron Hood Admiral RN CAB c. 1889
Brevet-Colonel Charles Hood Lieutenant-Colonel, 58th Regiment CDV c. 1863
Major-General William Friend Hopkins Major-General, Royal Marines CDV c. 1864
General Sir Alfred Horsford Colonel CDV c. 1878
Lieutenant-General John Josiah Hort, CB Major-General CDV 1877
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
Colonel Edward Trevor Hume Bengal Artillery CDV c. 1865
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Gustavus Hume Corps of Gentlemen at Arms CAB c. 1872
Major-General FitzWilliam Frederick Hunter 36th Regiment/Staff CDV c. 1862
Lieutenant Oswald Routh Jones 32nd Regiment CDV c. 1875
Commander William Henry Jones-Byrom (né Jones) Lieutenant, RN CDV c. 1861
Admiral Andrew James Kennedy Commander CDV c. 1866
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
Lieutenant-Colonel John Edward Large Major CDV c. 1865
Maréchal Edmond Le Boeuf French Army CDV c. 1870
Maréchal Edmond Le Boeuf French Army CDV c. 1870
Rear-Admiral Robert Owen Leach Rear-Admiral FUT c. 1886
Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Lean Royal Marines HAL c. 1860
Colonel William Barnabas Legard Lieutenant, 31st Bengal NI OIL c. 1840
Captain Prince Ernst of Leiningen Captain, RN CDV c. 1866
Captain Prince Ernst of Leiningen Captain, RN CDV c. 1866
Sergeant Major William James Lendrim Staff College CBA 1891
Captain Edward Leslie Barnwell Lowry Captain, 41st Regiment CDV c. 1862
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
Yeoman Joseph Mansfield Yeomen of the Guard FUL c. 1904
Major-General Henry Joshua Margary General Staff CDV

1873

General Alfonso Ferrero, Marchese della Marmora Sardinian Army CDV c. 1870
Lieutenant John Maudesley Lieutenant, RN CDV c. 1810
Hon. Lieutenant Colonel Charles Somerville McAlester 46th Regiment CDV c. 1864
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 Colonel Commandant, LTC CDV c. 1860
General Sir William Montagu Scott McMurdo Military Train CDV 1861
General Sir William Montagu Scott McMurdo General CAB 1893
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
Captain John Croft Moore Captain CDV c. 1865
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
Paymaster George William Muir Paymaster CDV c. 1864
Paymaster George William Muir Paymaster CDV c. 1866
Admiral Sir Charles Napier No CDV c. 1860
Admiral Sir Charles Napier No CDV c. 1860
Field Marshal Robert Cornelis, Baron Napier General Staff CDV

1867

Lieutenant-Colonel (?) Geoffrey Nightingale No CDV

1863

Colonel Thomas George Alexander Oakes Major CAB 1878
Rear-Admiral Montagu Frederick O'Reilly Royal Navy CDV

c. 1866

Admiral Charles Lister Oxley Commander CDV c. 1875
Lieutenant-General Lord Frederick Paulet No CDV 1861
Admiral Lord George Paulet Rear-Admiral CDV c. 1860
Brevet-Colonel Lewis William Penn Royal Artillery, Queen's ADC CBV c. 1876
Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Portal Lieutenant-Colonel CDV c. 1863
Lieutenant-Colonel John Andrew Price Royal Artillery CVA c. 1865
Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson Diplomatic CDV c. 1870
Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson Diplomatic CDV c. 1870
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 Staff Surgeon CBV c. 1860
Deputy Surgeon General Edmund Humphrey Roberts Army Medical Department CVA c. 1877
Brevet-Colonel James Elphinston Robertson 21st Regiment CDV c. 1865
Colonel Wellesley Robinson Colonel CAB c. 1885
General Henry Robinson-Montague, Baron Rokeby General CDV c. 1870
General Sir Hugh Rowlands, VC Colonel CDV c. 1865
Private John Ruddle No CDV c. 1914
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
Color-Serjeant John Sartin Royal Marines CAB 1861
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
General The Hon. James Yorke Scarlett Major-General CDV c. 1861
General The Hon. James Yorke Scarlett General CDV c. 1865
General The Hon. James Yorke Scarlett General CDV c. 1869
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
Captain (Retired) William Greenhill Silverlock Lieutenant, RN CDV c. 1860
Lieutenant Gordon Cornwallis Sinclair Lieutenant, RN CDV c. 1861
Surgeon General Sir William R. E. Smart Surgeon-General CDV c. 1865
Colonel Henry Whistler Smith-Rewse Royal Engineers CAB c. 1904
Drummer Dudley Stagpoole No CDV c. 1880
Major-General Charles Montizambert Stockwell Lieutenant-Colonel, Seaforth Highlanders CAB c. 1883
Captain & Quartermaster Richard Storey 20th Regiment CDV

1873

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Knight Storks General Staff CDV

c. 1871

Field Marshal John Byng, Earl of Strafford Field Marshal CDV c. 1862
General Sir Charles Thomas van Straubenzee General Staff CDV

c. 1860

Captain Augustus Chetham Strode Captain, RN CDV

c. 1863

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 William O'Bryen Taylor Major CDV c. 1865
Major-General Christopher Charles Teesdale Queen's ADC CBA c. 1877
Colonel John Travers Royal Artillery CDV

1864

Major-General Joseph Oates Travers Assistant Adjutant General, RM CDV 1861
Général Louise Jules Trochu French Army CDV c. 1870
Colonel Aubrey Harvey Tucker Lieutenant Colonel, Durham Light Infantry CDV

c. 1881

Lieutenant-General Nathaniel Octavius Simpson Turner Royal Artillery CDV

1866

Lieutenant-General Nathaniel Octavius Simpson Turner Royal Artillery CDV

1866

Lieutenant Archibald Henry Turnor Mate, Royal Navy CBV

c. 1860

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]

Captain James William Vaughan Captain, Royal Navy CDV

c. 1861

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

Brigadier-General Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, Baron Wantage, VC Lieutenant-Colonel 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

Colonel Francis William Henry Fane, Earl of Westmoreland No CVA c. 1860
Vice-Admiral Richard Dunning White Royal Navy CDV c. 1866
Major Arthur Philip Savage Wilkinson 13th Light Infantry FUL c. 1846
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. 1870
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
General William Wylde Major-General CDV 1861



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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

HAL Half-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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