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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 | 19.4 x 24.6 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500675

Photograph of a military camp at Sevastopol. In the foreground there is a pool of water surrounded by a stone wall. On the slightly higher ground behind there is a large camp made up of tents, small stone buildings and wooden huts. There are hills in the distance. Troops engaged in the Siege of Sevastopol camped in the countryside surrounding the town.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 19.4 x 24.6 cm (image) (image)

    35.9 x 32.0 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)