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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Major Chapman 1855

Salted paper print | 14.5 x 13.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2500311

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Photograph of Major Chapman standing next to a horse which is facing right. He is wearing military uniform and is resting his right arm on the saddle and holding a riding crop in his left hand. There are wooden buildings behind him.

There is a pencil caption in a 19th century hand below the photograph on the mount. It reads, 'Major Chapman of the Batteries'. The same photograph in the Library of Congress collection is identified as Colonel Goodlake.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Major Frederick Edward Chapman (1815-1893)
  • 14.5 x 13.6 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Major Chapman of the Batteries

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