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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


Colonel's Barrack, Boulogne

c. 1857

Albumen print | 20.0 x 30.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2500807

Photograph showing the gable ends of two thatched cottages with a soldier standing in front of a thatched sentry box between them. The cottage on the right has the badge of the 63rd Regiment painted on its porch. More thatched buildings are visible on the hillside in the middle ground, descending towards the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)


  • 20.0 x 30.0 cm (image)

  • Colonel's Barrack, Boulogne. [Boulogne and Aldershot, c. late 1850s].

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Nord-Pas-de-Calais [France]
            • Boulogne-sur-Mer [France]