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'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

NAM. 1978-03-1-13


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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