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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




Salted paper print | 23.2 x 28.1 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500742

Photograph of Kadikoi. The photograph shows a valley with a railway track and a road running through it. Between the track and the road there is a small settlement, and there is a larger settlement consisting of wooden huts and tents on the hillside to the right. The ruins of the old Genoese Castle at Balaklava can be seen on a hilltop in the distance. The Battle of Balaklava was fought in the countryside around the small village of Kadikoi, just north of Balaklava.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 23.2 x 28.1 cm (image) (image)

    31.8 x 37.1 cm (mount)

  • Kadi Koi. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
              • Balaklava [Sevastopol]
              • Kadikoi [Sevastopol]