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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

    GUSTAVE LE GRAY (1820-84)

    Les Zouaves (Camp de Chalons)


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

    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)

    • Les Zouaves. (Camp de Chalons.) 1857.

    • 29.1 x 35.5 cm (image)

    • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

    • Subject(s)
      • Science, Medicine and Technology
        • Industries, Crafts and Trades
          • Travel Goods
            • Tents
      • Social sciences
        • Military affairs