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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

James Robertson (1813-88)

Group outside a row of huts, with two dogs, bottles and tankards 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 23.0 x 29.7 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500652

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Photograph of a group of soldiers gathered in front of a wooden hut. Most of the men are standing, a few are sitting on wooden stools and some recline on the ground. They are all wearing military uniform and some hold swords or tankards. There are several dogs in the photograph, blurred slightly through movement.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB
  • 23.0 x 29.7 cm (image) (image)

    31.4 x 37.0 cm (mount)

  • Group outside row of huts with two dogs, bottles and tankards. [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
          • Dogs
    • 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)