Small group of Europeans are seated on the ground, around a picnic cloth. There is a servant standing to one side. One man is raising a glass to the person taking the photograph. Caption reads: FWR, Miss J Smith, Major Gray RAMC, Mrs Fraser, Mrs Gray, Mrs Horniblow, Lt Col Hawkins, Native Bearer, GIH Davidson. Caption in centre of page reads: Col Hawkins' picnic at Blue Bay Pte D'Esnay Maheburg Dec 1899.