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c.1885 - Three sergeants

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c.1885 - Three sergeants

Subject: Three sergeants. I've enlarged the distinctive items of their uniforms, and welcome any additional information about what they signify.
Photographer: Wing Chong
Format: cabinet card
Date: c.1885. The back of the card gives the photographer's address as "No. 74, Queen's Road, Upstairs. Opposite the Central Market." Wing Chong was there in 1885 (see https://gwulo.com/node/31857)

Photo courtesy of The Pottinger Hong Kong hotel.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Thursday, January 1, 1885


The badge is identified as belonging to the Northamptonshire Regiment, see https://gwulo.com/comment/47323#comment-47323