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Record of historical events

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


Captains' huts, Boulogne

c. 1857

Albumen print | 21.3 x 29.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2500809

Photographs showing a row of three huts along a lane with officers sitting on hay bales in front of them. The first hut on the left has regiment badges flanking its door, the middle one is no. 25, and the one on the right hand side has two windows with shutters.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)



  • 21.3 x 29.4 cm (image)

  • Captains' huts, Boulogne. [Boulogne and Aldershot, c. late 1850s].

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Boulogne-sur-Mer [Pas-de-Calais]
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs