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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Men of the Grenadier Guards wounded in the Crimea Mar 1855

Albumen print | 10.5 x 13.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2800741

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Photograph of a group of nine soldiers from the Grenadier Guards who were wounded during the Crimean War. Five are standing and four are seated. All are wearing military uniform including winter coats. Part of Wellington Barracks can be seen behind. Caption below the image: Men of the Grenadier Guards wounded in the Crimea in the Alma & Inkermann. / March 1855. By Mr Bambridge. 

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 William Muffat
    Private George Ellesley (fl.1855)
    Private George Green
    Private William Dry
    Frampton, Edmund, Private (fl.1855)
    Thomas Bunting (fl. 1855)
    Army-GB-Infantry-Foot Guards (1st or Grenadier) (1819- )
  • 10.5 x 13.4 cm (image)

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

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