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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)

Chausseurs d'Afrique Officer


Albumen print | 17.2 x 14.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2500333

Photograph of a Chausseurs d'Afrique Officer mounted on a horse facing left. He is wearing military uniform and is holding the reins and a stick in his hands. There is a hillside and a row of tents behind him, and a chair to the right. The Chausseurs d'Afrique were a division of the French army formed in North Africa who served during the Crimean War.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 17.2 x 14.7 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Chausseurs d'Afrique Offr

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