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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General James Bucknall Estcourt (1802-1855) 1855

Albumen print | 19.0 x 15.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2500241

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Photograph of General Estcourt standing facing left with his right arm resting on an ivy covered wall. He is wearing military uniform and a feathered bicorn hat. There is a window behind him to the right.

General Estcourt was a chief staff officer during the Crimean War and died of cholera in the Crimea. He was a close friend of Lord Raglan, the commander of the British troops during the Crimean War.

There is no print of this photograph in the Library of Congress collection.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Major-General James Bucknall Bucknall Estcourt (1802-55)
  • 19.0 x 15.4 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • General Estcourt

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
      • 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)