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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General Scarlett and Colonel Low Apr 1855

Salted paper print | 17.5 x 15.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2506578

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Photograph of General Scarlett (1799-1871) mounted on a horse facing left with Colonel Alexander Low (1817-1904, Captain at the time) standing in front of him. General Scarlett is wearing military uniform and Colonel Low wears a French jacket as not on duty. A row of tents can be seen behind them.

General Scarlett was celebrated for his actions during the Battle of Balaclava and later commanded the British cavalry in the Crimea.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Sir James Yorke Scarlett (1799-1871)
    General Alexander Low (1817-1904)
    Army-GB-Cavalry-4th (The Queen's Own Light) Dragoons (1848-1861)
  • 17.5 x 15.5 cm (image)

    37.4 x 31.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Lieut. Genl. The Honble Sir J.Y Scarlett K.C.B

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)