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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General Cissé and an aide-de-camp 1855

Salted paper print | 17.9 x 14.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2500332

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Photograph of General Cissé and an aide-de-camp sitting on a low ridge of rough earth. General Cissé sits to the right wearing military uniform and insignia. There is open land behind them.

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

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

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    General de Cissé [Cissey] (1810-82)
    Army Officers
  • 17.9 x 14.9 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • General Cissé and Adc

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        • photographs
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          • Costume
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    • Social sciences
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        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)