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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

James Robertson (1813-88)

Group with two cannons 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 21.2 x 26.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500641

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Photograph of a group of soldiers gathered around two cannons in gun carriages. The men are sitting on, standing beside and lying in front of the cannons. All are wearing military uniform and several are carrying swords. Huts can just be made out behind them and there is a horse to the left.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB
    Army-GB-Artillery-Royal Artillery
    Army-GB-Artillery Regiments
  • 21.2 x 26.5 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 37.3 cm (mount)

  • Group with two cannon [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
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Cannons (weapons)
    • 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)