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William Bambridge (1810-79)

Men of the Grenadier Guards wounded in the Crimea Mar 1855

Albumen print | 10.7 x 13.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2800736

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Photograph of a group of eight soldiers from the Grenadier Guards who were wounded during the Crimean War. Five are standing and three are seated. All are wearing military uniform including winter coats. Several have visible injuries to their arms and Private David Slade, standing to the far left, is using a walking stick. 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)
    Slade, David, Private (fl.1855)
    Private George Ellesley (fl.1855)
    Private William Gallier (active 1855)
    Turner, William, Private (fl.1855)
    Private Charles Smith
    Frampton, Edmund, Private (fl.1855)
    Snaith, David, Private (fl.1855)
    Army-GB-Infantry-Foot Guards (1st or Grenadier) (1819- )
    Sergeant Thomas Dawson
  • 10.7 x 13.5 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Buildings
    • 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
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)