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


Camp of the 97th Regiment


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

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)

  • 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

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
    • 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)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts