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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


Exhibition of the Photographic Pictures taken in the Crimea by Roger Fenton


20.8 x 16.8 x 0.2 cm (whole object) | RCIN 1083377.b

Pamphlet from an exhibition of Roger Fenton's Crimean War photographs which was held in Pall Mall in 1856. The pamphlet has an introduction and lists each photograph in the exhibition. There are press reviews and a list of subscribers at the end.

Fenton's photographs of the Crimea were displayed at venues across Britain. The later exhibitions often added extra photographs including those taken in London and elsewhere after Fenton left the Crimea. Many of these are identifiable by an asterisk beside the catalogue entry.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Agnew & Sons [London] (publisher)

    After Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    T. Brettell : London (printer)

  • 20.8 x 16.8 x 0.2 cm (whole object)

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • pamphlets
        • books