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James Robertson (1813-88)

Camp at Sevastopol 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 18.1 x 28.7 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500670

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Photograph of a military camp at Sevastopol. There are a large number of tents in an area of open land, with those in the middle ground surrounding a ruined stone building. In the foreground three men stand together to the left, two shaking hands. Another man stands apart to the right with military equipment on the ground in front of him. 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
  • 18.1 x 28.7 cm (image) (image)

    31.5 x 37.5 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)