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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Maréchal Pélissier, Duke of Malakoff (1794-1864) Jun 1855

Salted paper print | 19.8 x 15.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2506589

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Photograph of Maréchal Pélissier seated with his right arm hooked over the back of the chair. He is wearing military uniform with a sash and insignia and holds a feathered hat in his left hand. There is a building behind him. Maréchal Pélissier commanded the French troops during the Siege of Sevastopol and was made Marshal of France shortly after. He later became the Governor General of Algeria.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Maréchal Aimable-Jean-Jacques Pélissier, Duke of Malakoff (1794-1864)
  • 19.8 x 15.8 cm (image)

    37.4 x 31.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Maréchal Pélissier

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)