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Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

General Cissé and an aide-de-camp

1855

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

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)

    Subject(s)

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

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • General Cissé and Adc

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