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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

Gustave Le Gray (1820-84)

Les Zouaves (Camp de Chalons) 1857

Albumen print | 29.1 x 35.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2934241

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Photograph showing a camp of Zouaves, Moroccan soldiers off duty at Chalons, France. The soldiers are arranged outside their tents, located on the right hand side of the photograph. A small group of three soldiers stand on the left of the frame.
  • Creator(s)

    Gustave Le Gray (1820-84) (photographer)

  • annotation: Les Zouaves. (Camp de Chalons.) 1857. [beneath work]
  • 29.1 x 35.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs