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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Cavalry camp, church parade 1855

Salted paper print | 26.2 x 34.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2500507

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Photograph of a cavalry church parade during the Crimean War. The photograph is taken from a high vantage point in a valley and shows tents camped on the hillside and at the base of the hill. In the foreground to the right there are several horses and a soldier stands by a tent to the left. The parade is taking place in the flattest part of the valley, with the soldiers arranged in a square formation. Troops engaged in the Siege of Sevastopol camped in the surrounding countryside.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB-Cavalry Regiments
  • 26.2 x 34.5 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Church Parade Cavalry Camp

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Hills
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)