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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Colonel Francis Seymour (1813-90) 1855

Albumen print | 19.2 x 12.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2500275

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Photograph of Colonel Seymour standing in front of a sheet of cloth with a wooden wall behind. He is wearing military uniform and a winter coat and is resting his right foot on a stone. He holds a sword in his left hand.

Colonel Seymour served during the Crimean War and was injured during the Siege of Sevastopol. He later commanded the British troops in Malta.

Fenton exhibition catalogue (1855) no. 115.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Sir Francis GH Seymour (1813-90)
    Army-GB-Infantry-Scots Fusilier Guards (1832-1877)
  • 19.2 x 12.7 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Col Seymour SFGds

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