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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Crimean Portraits, 1854 to 1856 1854-6

Red leather album containing albumen, salted paper and carbon prints | 30.4 x 25.0 x 4.6 cm (album) | RCIN 2500122

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Red leather album with gold embossed three-line border around the edge and the title 'Crimean Portraits 1854 to 1856' stamped onto the cover and spine. The album contains 106 photographs of soldiers from different regiments who served in the Crimean War. Included in the album are portraits of wounded soldiers at Chatham Military Hospital which were commissioned by Queen Victoria and taken by Joseph Cundall and Robert Howlett. The album also contains several of Roger Fenton's photographs from the Crimea. Many of the photographs in this album have been reproduced in carbon. RCINs 2500123 - 2500228.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Cundall & Howlett (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Army Officers
  • 30.4 x 25.0 x 4.6 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)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Buckingham Palace
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Hospitals
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Medical sciences
        • Pathology
          • Amputations (surgical operations)

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Sergeant Thomas Dawson with his Daughter

Attributed to Cundall & Howlett

Sergeant John Breese (1817-89)

Attributed to Cundall & Howlett

John Daniels and Robert Evans

Attributed to Cundall & Howlett

Thomas Walker and Joseph Conolly

Cundall & Howlett

Corporal Courtenay

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Zouaves in Marching Order

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

French and Zouave Soldiers

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Group of Croat Chiefs

John Jabez Edwin Mayall (1813-1901)

Private John Penn

Attributed to Cundall & Howlett

Corporal Michael McMahon

Cundall & Howlett

John Dryden

Cundall & Howlett

Clemence Brophy

Cundall & Howlett

Thomas McKaverey

Cundall & Howlett

Corporal Robert Swash

Cundall & Howlett

Michael Macnamara

Cundall & Howlett

Sergeant William Knapp

Cundall & Howlett

Sergeant Major Edwards

Cundall & Howlett

Corporal James Sinn

Cundall & Howlett

Sergeant Carroll

Cundall & Howlett

Piper David Muir

Cundall & Howlett

John Rennie

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Ready for the Trenches

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Croats

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Going to Balaklava

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Private of the 23rd Regiment