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Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Lord George Augustus Frederick Paget (1818-1880) and Lieut. Col. John Douglas (d.1871)

Apr 1855

Albumen print | 15.9 x 16.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2500252

Photograph of Lord Paget mounted on a horse facing left. He is wearing military uniform and attached to his belt is a long sword. Another soldier stands by the head of the horse facing right.

Lord Paget served in the Crimean War. He led the 4th Light Dragoons in the Charge of the Light Brigade. Lieut.-Col. John Douglas (d.1871) of the 11th Hussars led his regiment during the Charge of the Light Brigade.

Reproduced in Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contemporary photographs / Lawrence James. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, c1981, no. 6.
Fenton exhibition catalogue (1855) no. 25.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 15.9 x 16.0 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Brigadr Lord G Paget

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)