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Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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Staff uniforms and other items of W.H. Manning, late 19th/early 20th century
comprising a docked hat of General Officer’s pattern by Humphrey & Cook Haymarket, London with case; white & red feather plume, and another plume, smaller with wire stem; a general officer’s patterned peaked cap peak and badge and another similar cap but with detachable covers; a scarlet full dress tunic fitted with General Officer’s pattern shoulder cords bearing Brigadier’s crossed sword and baton rank badge, another pair of similar shoulder cords; richly embroidered collar, 2 cuffs, General Officer’s pattern gold and crimson sash, sword slings, pantaloons with wide scarlet stripes, Brigadier-General’s blue frock with scarlet gorget tabs to stand and fall collar; staff overalls; lightweight scarlet mess jacket with blue roll collar and waistcoat; a pair of jackspurs with chains and pair of nickel plated box spurs. 48 pieces
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Provenance

Christie's South Kensington, March 20, 1993, lot 182

Catalogue Note

Brigadier-General Sir William Henry Manning, GCMG, KBE, CB (1863-1932) was a British Indian Army officer and colonial administrator.  He later served as Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief of the Somaliland and Nyasaland Protectorates in 1910 and as Governor of Jamaica from 1913 until his retirement in 1925.

Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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New York