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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General John Lysaght Pennefather (1800-1872) Apr 1855

Albumen print | 16.3 x 14.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2500235

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Photograph of General Pennefather seated in a tent facing slightly left with his arms folded. Behind him to the left is a desk on which paperwork and an inkwell can be seen.

During the Crimean War General Pennefather was responsible for the dramatic allied victory at the Battle of Inkerman.

This photograph is not in the Library of Congress collection.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Major General Sir John Lysaght Pennefather (1800-72)
  • 16.3 x 14.2 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • General Pennefather

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        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
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        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)