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Royal Scots Greys polo 1930s

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This photograph from the regimental collection captures the moment when Captain Humphrey Guinness received the inter-regimental polo trophy from HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught, following the Royal Scots Greys successful triumph at Hurlingham in the 1933 final. Guinness captained the team to a 6-4 victory...
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Acquisition – Portrait of Major General Charles Cathcart, 8th Baron Cathcart, (1686-1740) when Colonel of 7th Horse (later 6th Dragoon Guards) traditionally attributed to Jonathan Richardson (the elder) (1667-1745).

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In October 2017, the Museum acquired the portrait of Major General Lord Cathcart. We are grateful for the support of the Art Fund, the Museums Association Beecroft Bequest and the National Fund for Acquisitions (administered by National Museums Scotland). It is only thanks to the...
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Acquisition – The Orders, Decorations and Medals of Brigadier George Frederick Arthur Pigot-Moodie OstJ, MC, (1888-1959).

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Brigadier Pigot-Moodie’s decorations ‘court-mounted’ on a bar-brooch, from left to right as follows: -        Military Cross 1915, -        Badge of an Officer (Brother) of the Order of St John 1952, -        1914 Star (‘Mons Star’) with clasp ‘5th August-22nd November’, -        British War Medal 1914-20,...
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