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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Colonel Grant 1855

Albumen print | 18.4 x 13.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2500267

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Photograph of Colonel Grant standing facing slightly left with buildings behind him. He is wearing the tartan kilt of his regiment the 42nd Highlanders and rests his left hand on his sporran.

During the Crimean War the 42nd Highlanders, also known as the Black Watch, formed part of the Highland Brigade.

This photograph is not in the Library of Congress series.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    George HE Grant
    Army-GB-Infantry-42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot (1760-1862)
  • 18.4 x 13.3 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Col Grant 42nd

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