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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

James Robertson (1813-88)

Group outside a hut, including two women and a Clergyman 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 22.8 x 28.1 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500630

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Photograph of a group gathered around a table by the doorway of a wooden hut. Two women stand behind the table, one holding a dog. To the left there is a man wearing military uniform who is holding the reins of the horse beside him in his right hand. Two men stand to the right, one wearing the robes of a clergyman. Some women travelled with the British and French troops during the Crimean War, usually nurses or the wives of soldiers.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 22.8 x 28.1 cm (image) (image)

    31.5 x 37.5 cm (mount)

  • Group outside hut, including 2 ladies, minister and horse [taken from contents list]. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
          • Dogs
    • People
      • Women
      • Girls
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Cavalry
          • Cavalry soldiers
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Siege of Sevastopol, 1854-55 (Crimean War)