Set of 6: British Army 17th Lancers

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Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
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Harrd Par 17 LANCERS. COING ON ESCORE DUTY. Hany Peyne Oilete 17 LANCERS. TELLING OFF FOR ROAD DUTY. Hary PaypnE 17T LANCERS THE ADVANCE GUARD. Herry Payne Gilette 17 LANCERS THE CRUMS &BAND. The Pride of the Regiment. Payne 17 LANCERS CHARGE FOR THE MIEL Hang Parne Oilett 17T LANCERS MOUNT

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MA au 17th LANCERS. (Repliary Herese 21- CARTE POSTALE. . By Appointment. “Going to the Review” speaks for itself, and shows the 17th Lancers moving at the trot to reach the Review Ground. They are riding in twos, otherwise known as half-sections, with the troop sergeant riding alongside the leading sections. 66 Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE” Postcard No. 8637 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. 17th LANCERS. Raphael Herise 2L CARTE POSTALE. By Appointment. "Telling Off for Road Duty." The commanding officer is instructing the Regimental Sergeant- Major where and how he wishes the men posted- i.e., placed in position along each side of the road for duty. This duty is generally carried out when Royalty or highly-distinguished personages expected to drive past. Raphael Tuck & Sons' “OILETTE” Postcard No. 8637 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. 17th LANCERS. ROIT Raphae House2L- CARTE POSTALE. By Appointment. * The Advance Guard." A regiment marching to or from a Ceremonial Parade, such as a Review or Royal Escort, throws out two men, followed at fifty yards' distance by a non-commissioned officer, who rides another 50 yards from the main body. These are known as the “Advance Guard." А similar three men ride after the Regiment and are known as the "Rear Guard.” Raphael Tuck & Sons' “OILETTE” Postcard No. 8637 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. AL 17th LANCERS. DIET Raphaus Huse 2 L- Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE” Postcard No. 8637 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. CARTE POSTALE. By Appointment. The Drums and Band. The Pride of the Regi- ment. The Drum Horse of a Cavalry Regiment has always been a picturesque object, but of late years more ornamentation than ever is heaped upon him. As little by little the many orna- mental articles of uniform formerly worn by the rank and file are abolished, an are abolished, an equivalent is generally added to the equipment of the drum horse, such as the embroidery on the drum banners, a new saddlecloth or shabrack, &c., &c., until he is now an object to behold and envy. 17th LANCERS. Raphae Heuse 21- CARTE POSTALE. By Appointment. "A Charge for the Hill” depicts a squadron of the 17th Lancers, in service marching order, such as they would appear while on the Manoeuvres, galloping in close formation for a hill constituting an advantageous tactical position. Raphael Tuck & Sons “OILETTE” Postcard No. 8637 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN. 17th LANCERS. (Raphael Have L- CARTE POSTALE. By Appointment: “Mount.” A despatch orderly mounting outside the troop stable. The smartest men are generally chosen for this duty, it being a position for which a clean and smart "turnout" is required. 66 Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE” Postcard No. 8637 ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN.

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