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ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Lieutenant-General Burgoyne and his aide-de-camp Lieutenant Stopford


Salted paper print | 21.9 x 17.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2500553

Photograph of Lieutenant-General Burgoyne (1782-1871) and his aide-de-camp Lieutenant Stopford. Lieutenant-General Burgoyne is sitting to the left facing partly right. He is holding a sword in his left hand, which is resting between his legs, and a piece of paper in his right. Lieutenant Stopford stands facing him to the right with his hands resting on a sword. Both are wearing military uniform. They are standing on a patterned carpet and there is a plain wall behind them. Lieutenant-General Burgoyne was the Inspector-General of Fortifications during the Crimean War. He later became the Commander of the Tower of London.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 21.9 x 17.6 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Lieut Gen Sir John Burgoyne and Aide De Camp Lieut Stopford

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)