A photograph of a squadron of Indian cavalry, taken by Captain H. Swiney in 1868.This photograph is from the Amateur Photographic Association Prize album for 1868. The Amateur Photographic Association was formed in May, 1861. Each year, members provided the Association with negatives for printing in exchange for prints from other members. The Association grew quickly, with nearly 3,000 prints submitted for consideration in 1863. Prizes were awarded, often a silver goblet or a handsomely bound photograph album.
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