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Record of historical events

Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion


Group with seated officer in plain clothes


Salted paper print | 20.1 x 28.2 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500633

Photograph of a group of soldiers gathered around an officer who is sitting on a wooden chair facing left. He is wearing civilian clothes and is raising his right hand. The soldier standing in front of him is offering him a cigar from an open case. The soldiers are wearing military uniform, one with tartan on his cap. There is a building behind them with a balcony with a wooden balustrade to the left.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 20.1 x 28.2 cm (image) (image)

    31.5 x 37.3 cm (mount)

  • Group with seated ?officer in plain clothes [taken from contents list]. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • 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)