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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Men of the Coldstream Guards wounded in the Crimea Mar 1855

Albumen print | 11.0 x 13.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2800739

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Photograph of a group of seven soldiers from the Coldstream Guards who were wounded during the Crimean War. Four are standing and three are seated. All are wearing military uniform including winter coats. Several are holding a stick or have a wounded arm. Part of Wellington Barracks can be seen behind.

This photograph is one of the first portraits of wounded Crimean War veterans commissioned by Queen Victoria, and pre-dates Roger Fenton's arrival in the Crimea.

  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Private J Burton (fl.1855)
    Private J Lansbury (active 1855)
    Private H Eade (active 1855)
    Private E Jenkinson (active 1855)
    Private W Youle (active 1855)
    Private J Lucas (fl.1855)
    Private G Gelding (active 1855)
    Army-GB-Infantry-Coldstream Guards (1819-)
  • 11.0 x 13.4 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Wellington Barracks
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Buildings
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)