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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

James Robertson (1813-88)

Group outside a hut, which is partly covered by canvas 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 21.8 x 27.8 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500636

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Photograph of a group of eleven soldiers gathered in front of a wooden hut which is partly covered in canvas. Seven of the men are standing and three are sitting, with one lying on the ground smoking a long pipe. All are wearing military uniform. There is a large coil of rope leaning against the wall of the hut and a cannonball on the ground to the left.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 21.8 x 27.8 cm (image) (image)

    31.5 x 37.5 cm (mount)

  • Group outside hut which has light coloured cloth or paper tacked to it [taken from contents list]. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Siege of Sevastopol, 1854-55 (Crimean War)