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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General Garrett's Quarters and tents of the 4th Division Apr 1855

Albumen print | 24.5 x 36.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2500521

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Photograph taken on the Plateau of Sevastopol showing General Garrett's quarters and the tents of the 4th Division. Seven men, in two groups, stand on the open land in front of the tents and wooden huts of the camp. This is one of a series of eleven photographs which create a panoramic picture of the Plateau of Sevastopol. The Siege of Sevastopol was a major component of the Crimean War, lasting from October 1854 to September 1855. The troops engaged in the siege camped in the countryside surrounding the town.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 24.5 x 36.5 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Panoramic Series

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)