'Drum-horse, 3rd Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards', 1895 (c)
Photograph by P Charleton and Son, Newbridge, Curragh and Dublin, 1895 (c).
Drum horses had to be strong enough to carry the weight of a fully equipped cavalry trooper along with two heavy kettle drums.
One of 13 photographs collected by Corporal John Axford, 3rd (Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards, 1890-1904.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection