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James Mack (1827-64)

Embassy servants on the deck of HMS St Jean d'Acre Sep 1856

Albumen print | 22.7 x 26.9 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2945157

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Photograph of Embassy servants on the deck of HMS St Jean d'Acre. They are gathered in a group with five men sitting on the side of the ship. There is a cannon to either side of them and rigging behind. In the foreground there are coils of rope. This photograph was taken by Corporal J Mack during the coronation celebrations of Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. Lord Granville, who led the British delegation, travelled to Russia on HMS St Jean d'Acre.
  • Creator(s)

    James Mack (1827-64) (photographer)

    St Jean d'Acre (HMS)
  • 22.7 x 26.9 cm (image) (image)

  • Presented to Queen Victoria by Lord Panmure (later known as Lord Dalhousie) in November 1856

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Cannons (weapons)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Russia