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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

General William John Codrington (1804-1884) 1855

Salted paper print | 16.7 x 15.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2506567

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Photograph of General Codrington seated on a metal chair facing right. He wears a long coat and peaked hat and there is a tent behind him. General Codrington commanded the British troops during the last part of the Crimean War and later became the Governor of Gibraltar.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    General Sir William John Codrington (1804-84)
    Army-GB
  • 16.7 x 15.3 cm (image)

    37.4 x 31.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Lieut. Genl. Sir W. J Codrington K.C.B.

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