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Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion


Camp at Sevastopol


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

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)

  • 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

  • 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)