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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)

Major Edmund Gilling Hallewell (1822-1869)


Albumen print | 17.3 x 14.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2500269

Photograph of Major Hallewell mounted on a horse facing left. He is wearing military uniform and there is a sword attached to the saddle beside him. A campsite can be seen in the distance to the right.

Major Hallewell served as Assistant Quarter Master General of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War and remained in contact with Roger Fenton after they returned from the Crimea.

Fenton exhibition catalogue (1855) no. 180.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 17.3 x 14.8 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Major Halliwell

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
      • 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)