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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Crimean Officers' Portraits, 1854 to 1856 1854-6

Red leather album containing albumen, carbon and salted paper prints | 30.5 x 25.5 x 6.5 cm (album) | RCIN 2500000

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Red leather album with gold embossed three-line border around the edge and 'CRIMEAN OFFICERS' PORTRAITS 1854 TO 1856' stamped onto the cover and spine. The album contains 121 photographs of soldiers who served in the Crimean War, mostly British but some French. There is a handwritten index at the beginning and a page with a short biography before each photograph. Some of the photographs are by Roger Fenton. RCINs 2500001-2500121.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Gustave Le Gray (1820-84) (photographer)

    Mayer & Pierson (photographer)

    Felix Nadar (1820-1910) (photographer)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Army Officers
  • 30.5 x 25.5 x 6.5 cm (album)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Sir George Brown (1790-1865)

Attributed to Felix Nadar (1820-1910)

Admiral Armand Joseph Bruat (1796-1855)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Omar Pasha (1806-71)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Omar Pasha (1806-71)

Attributed to John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Field Marshal Sir Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde (1792-1863)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Sir George Brown and his staff

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Scene at Headquarters

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar (1823-1902)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General Barnard and staff

Attributed to Marie Alexandre Alophe (1812-83)

Admiral Jean Pierre Edmond De La Gravière (1812-92)

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Captain Thomas

Jabez Hughes (1819-84)

Captain Thomas Leslie

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Sir Robert Garrett (1794-1869)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Major-General Charles Ash Windham (1810-70)

Ferdinand Mulnier (active c. 1860-90)

General Emile Mellinet (1798-1894)

Gustave Le Gray (1820-84)

General Emile Harbillon