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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Captain Hughes 1855

Salted paper print | 19.3 x 15.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2500564

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Photograph of Captain Hughes sitting on a chair facing forwards. His legs are crossed and his left arm is resting on the back of the chair. He is wearing a dark coat and a curtain is draped behind him to the right. During the Crimean War Captain Hughes was employed on special service in Circassia and informed the allied commanders of the fall of Anapa.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Hughes, Captain (fl.1855)
  • 19.3 x 15.6 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)