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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Camp of the 4th Light Dragoons, Soldiers' Quarters 1855

Albumen print | 24.9 x 33.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2500502

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Photograph of the soldiers' quarters at the camp of the 4th Light Dragoons. There are a number of wooden huts and tents arranged around a central yard with a track curving round to the left. Men and horses are moving around the camp and there is a hillside behind. Troops engaged in the Siege of Sevastopol camped in the surrounding countryside.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB-Cavalry-4th (The Queen's Own Light) Dragoons (1848-1861)
    Army-GB-Cavalry Regiments
  • 24.9 x 33.9 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Camp 4 Lt Dgs Soldiers Quarters

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Cavalry
          • Cavalry soldiers
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Cavalry horses
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Flags
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Hills
      • Europe
        • Ukraine