This photograph of General - later Field Marshal - Frederick Sleigh Roberts VC was photographed sometime after
the 2nd Afghan War (1878-80) since the most recent campaign medals evident are the four clasped Afghan Medal
and the Kabul to Kandahar Star. This photograph also
appears to have been autographed with his nick name
Bobs" - which was given him by his men -  by Roberts directly beneath his image. There is no hint as to whom he
had intended this photograph.  Roberts won the Victoria Cross during the Indian Mutiny.

Below is an autographed envelope in Robert's hand to a Lt. Col Knowles of the 67th Regiment. The envelope is
Government of India stationary. The envelope still holds the dried and pressed remains of several small yellow

Cabinet Photograph
Poole - Photographer
34 Mall, Waterford, England
c. 1880's