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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Going to Balaklava 1883 copy after 1855 original

Carbon print | 16.9 x 15.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2500226

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Photograph of a man mounted on a dromedary. The dromedary is facing left and is laden with supplies. The man is wearing a hat and holding a stick in his right hand. There is a cart to the right and a horse to the left. Behind is a row of wooden huts and a hillside. This photograph, printed by Jabez Hughes in 1883, is a carbon print pasted over the original photograph.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (printer)

  • 16.9 x 15.4 cm (image)

    29.5 x 23.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Rifles
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carts
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Camels
              • Arabian Camels
    • 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)