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TITLE
Lord Roberts after receiving freedom of the burgh of Inverness, 1893
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_107
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1893
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11204
KEYWORDS
Inverness
Lord Roberts
Indian Mutiny
Boer War
Rudyard Kipling
Lord Roberts after receiving freedom of the burgh of Inverness, 1893

Lord Roberts after receiving the freedom of the burgh of Inverness in 1893. Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832-1914), educated at Eton and Sandhurst, joined the Bengal Lancers and served in the Indian Mutiny, Abyssinian and Afghanistan campaigns. In 1895 he was appointed Field Marshall and took command of the British forces in the South African (Boer) War in 1899. He was nicknamed 'Fighting Bobs' by Rudyard Kipling and was popular with his troops. During the Second Afghan War he became famous for his march from Kabul to Kandahar to relieve a British garrison


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Lord Roberts after receiving freedom of the burgh of Inverness, 1893

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1890s

Inverness; Lord Roberts; Indian Mutiny; Boer War; Rudyard Kipling

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

Lord Roberts after receiving the freedom of the burgh of Inverness in 1893. Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832-1914), educated at Eton and Sandhurst, joined the Bengal Lancers and served in the Indian Mutiny, Abyssinian and Afghanistan campaigns. In 1895 he was appointed Field Marshall and took command of the British forces in the South African (Boer) War in 1899. He was nicknamed 'Fighting Bobs' by Rudyard Kipling and was popular with his troops. During the Second Afghan War he became famous for his march from Kabul to Kandahar to relieve a British garrison <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.