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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General Barnard's horse, grandson of Marengo 1855

Albumen print | 16.6 x 15.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2500300

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Photograph of an unknown man mounted facing left on a horse that belonged to General Barnard. A tent can be seen in the background to the right and a building to the left. General Barnard served during the Crimean War and later died of cholera on active service in India. This horse was a grandson of Marengo, Napoleon's horse at the Battle of Waterloo.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 16.6 x 15.6 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • General Barnard's horse, grandson of Marengo

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Buildings
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)