Glass Negative - Victorian Mounted Rifles, by W.H. Luly, Australia, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 043450

Description Of Content:
Victorian Mounted Rifles soldier posed in an elaborate dress unifom and holding a flagpole.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: horses, military, rifles, soldiers, uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Mounted Rifles, 1885-1901
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: portraits
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place Depicted: Australia


Craig Wilcox Posted on 18 Jul 2012 5:12 PM
This is a soldier in Lancer dress, holding a lance decorated with the usual pennant...not a flag. it's almost certainl,y a British soldier. But after federation a regiment of Victorian Mounted Rifles applied to wear a lancer uniform; is this a unique depiction of it?

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