MADRAS. A photograph of the Governor, Lord Erskine, with his staff, circa 1938


The 5¾ x 3¾ ins group portrait shows the Governor and Lady Erskine with seven military staff and two civil, all in uniform. The photograph is tipped to the interior of a greetings card, embossed on the front with the arms of Madras in gold and tied with black and white ribbon. It is signed Margaret & Telham BryantThere is slight damage to the top right corner of the front card and there is a little light fading to the right edge of the photograph.         Dec1/3      RESERVED 3rd December 2020

Walter Telham Bryant [born 1908] was Private Secretary to Lord Erskine from June 1938 and is almost certainly the civil officer on the left of the front row.

John Francis Ashley, Lord Erskine, G.C.I.E. [born 1899] was Governor of Madras 1934-1940.

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