Major, Full Dress

This photo was taken at some time before 1902 when the tunic lace and braid was simplified. The major's cuff lace is double that of a lieutenant, and the braid has circlets on the upper side of the lace. Captains had the same two rows of lace but straight braid, without circlets. Lieutenant-colonels had the braid in circlets on both sides of the double lace. The striped sash on his left shoulder is gold and crimson, worn for special levees. The waist-belt is of gold lace with a crimson central line. This was worn at levees and on state occasions.

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