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James Robertson (1813-88)

Camp of the 97th Regiment 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 15.7 x 24.3 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500717

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Photograph of the camp of the 97th Regiment. Soldiers are gathered in the foreground; three lying on the ground, two mounted on horses and the rest standing. All are wearing military uniform. Directly behind them there is a group of tents and wooden huts. There is a large number of tents on the open land behind them and hills can be seen in the distance. The 97th Regiment served in the Crimean War, suffering heavy casualties during the attack on the Redan.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Army-GB-Infantry-97th (Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot (1824-1881)
  • 15.7 x 24.3 cm (image) (image)

    31.9 x 35.8 cm (mount)

  • Camp of the 97 Regt. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

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      • visual works
        • photographs
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      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
    • Social sciences
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            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Siege of Sevastopol, 1854-55 (Crimean War)
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