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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General Cissé and an aide-de-camp 1855

Salted paper print | 17.6 x 14.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2506592

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Photograph of General Cissé sitting beside an aide-de-camp on a rocky earth ridge. General Cissé sits to the right, facing partly left with his right arm resting on the ridge. He is wearing military uniform with a cap and a medal. The aide-de-camp sits beside him to the left wearing a coat and hat. There is open land behind them.

General Cissé was the Chief of Staff to General Bosquet, one of the senior French military figures during the Crimean War.

Fenton exhibition catalogue (1855) no. 207
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    General de Cissé [Cissey] (1810-82)
  • 17.6 x 14.3 cm (image)

    37.4 x 31.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • General Cissé & Staff Officer

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms