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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Captain George Thorne George 1855

Salted paper print | 19.6 x 15.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2500312

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Photograph of Captain George seated in a chair built around the stump of a tree. He holds a sword in his left hand and there is a man standing beside him to the left resting his right hand on his hip. Two tents and a hillside can be seen behind. Captain George served during the Crimean War with the 4th Light Dragoons.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Army-GB-Cavalry Regiments
    George Thorne George (active 1855)
    Army-GB-Cavalry-4th (The Queen's Own Light) Dragoons (1848-1861)
  • 19.6 x 15.8 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Captain George 4th Lt Dgns

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              • Swords
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          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)