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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Camp of the 5th Dragoon Guards, looking towards Kadikoi 1855

Albumen print | 25.5 x 35.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2500513

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Photograph of the camp of the 5th Dragoon Guards, looking towards Kadikoi. In the foreground there is a small camp with a number of tents and wooden huts. Soldiers and horses move around the camp, some blurred through movement. The campsite extends into the valley behind and there are hills in the distance. The Battle of Balaklava was fought in the countryside around the small village of Kadikoi, just north of Balaklava. Troops engaged in the battle camped in the surrounding countryside.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB-Cavalry-5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards (1846-1920)
    Army-GB-Cavalry Regiments
  • 25.5 x 35.9 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Camp of the 5 D Gds, looking towards Karania

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)