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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Captain John Yates (1819-1862) 1855

Albumen print | 18.3 x 15.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2500293

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Photograph of Captain Yates standing with a horse, groom and dog in an area of open land. He is wearing military uniform and standing facing slightly left in front of the horse. He holds a sword in his left hand and there is a dog on the ground beside him. The groom stands to the left of the horse holding the reins. Captain Yates served during the Crimean War with the 11th Hussars and was present during the Charge of the Light Brigade.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Lieutenant John Yates (1819-1862)
    Army-GB-Cavalry-11th Prince Albert's Own Hussars (1846-1920)
    Army-GB-Cavalry Regiments
  • 18.3 x 15.4 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Capt Yates 11th Hussars

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Ponies
          • Dogs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)