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From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
Black and white photograph of two officers seated being Lieutenant Colonel Harry Chauvel (left) and Colonel Tom Price, May 1901. Chauvel is in light Horse uniform and Price in Victorian Mounted Rifles uniform. Both are wearing mourning bands on their sleeve, possibly mourning the recent death of Queen Victoria (22 January 1901). The photograph is laminated and is possibly an image cut from a publication.
Object Registration
3640
Historical information
This photograph was probably taken at the opening of the Federal Parliament in Melbourne.
Significance
Not an original photograph but of interest because it shows together two 'towering' figures in Australian Light Horse history.
Last updated
16 Jul 2020 at 3:12PM