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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Major Brandling's troop of Horse Artillery 1855

Salted paper print | 25.5 x 34.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2500505

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Photograph of Major Brandling's troop of horse artillery. Major Brandling is mounted on a horse to the left with a group of soldiers around him. To the right there are a number of tents with soldiers standing beside them in a group. Behind the tents there is a row of wooden huts. On the grass further down the hillside there is a big group of horses and several rows of gun carriages. Behind there is a rocky hillside with a track leading up to the left and another camp on the top. Troops engaged in the Siege of Sevastopol camped in the surrounding countryside.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Brandling, John James, Major (d.1860)
    Army-GB-Artillery-Royal Horse Artillery
    Army Officers
  • 25.5 x 34.1 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Major Brandling's Troop of Horse Artillery

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Artillery
            • Gun Carriages
        • Roads
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Hills
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)