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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

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Lord Alexander Balgonie (1831-1857)


Albumen print | 17.7 x 11.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2500273

Photograph of Lord Balgonie standing in front of a cloth sheet hanging over a wooden wall. He is wearing a winter coat and holding a fur hat in his right hand and a sword in his left.

Lord Balgonie served in the Crimean War with the Grenadier Guards and died as a result of his injuries.

The photograph has been considerably cropped on the right edge of the print.
Fenton exhibition catalogue (1855) no. 109.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 17.7 x 11.7 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Ld Balgonie

  • 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
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)