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

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Captain Hume and his brother


Albumen print | 16.3 x 16.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2500297

Photograph of Captain Hume (1825-1891) standing next to a horse facing left with his right arm resting on the saddle. His brother stands facing forwards by the horse's head. There are wooden buildings behind them and to the right. Captain Hume was the aide-de-camp to Sir John Campbell during the Crimean War, and was one of four brothers who served in the British Army.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 16.3 x 16.3 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Capt Hume & his Brother

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Ponies
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)