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James Robertson (1813-88)

Camp at Sevastopol 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 18.6 x 30.3 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500673

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Photograph of a military camp at Sevastopol. There is a row of guns stacked together in threes in a tripod shape. Behind there are two wooden huts with tents and piles of military equiptment between them. More tents can be seen in the open land behind, arranged in small groups. Troops engaged in the Siege of Sevastopol camped in the countryside surrounding the town.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB
  • 18.6 x 30.3 cm (image) (image)

    31.6 x 36.3 cm (mount)

  • Camp at Sebastopol. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Siege of Sevastopol, 1854-55 (Crimean War)