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James Robertson (1813-88)

Memorial to officers of the Coldstream Guards 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 22.2 x 29.1 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500768

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Photograph of a memorial to officers of the Coldstream Guards near Sevastopol. The memorial consists of a stone set into the ground with cannonballs spaced on small pyramids around it. A low stone wall surrounds it and there is also a headstone, its inscription clearly visible. There are graves to either side of the memorial and there is a stone wall behind. The memorial commemorates eight officers of the Coldstream Guards who died during the Battle of Inkerman, 5th November 1854.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Army-GB-Infantry-Coldstream Guards (1819-)
    Army-GB-Infantry-Scots Fusilier Guards (1832-1877)
    Mackinnon, Lionel Daniel, Capt., Coldstream Guards (d.1854)
    Captain Henry Mantolieu Bouverie (d. 1854)
    Granville Charles Cornwallis Eliot (1828-54)
    Captain Edward Amelius Disbrowe Coldstream Guards (c.1834-54)
    Ramsden, Frederick Henry, Capt., Coldstream Guards (d.1854)
    Cavendish Hubert Greville (d. 1854)
    Captain Hylton Jolliffe (d. 1854)
    Blair, James Hunter, Lt.-Col., Scots Fusilier Guards & MP for County of Ayr (d.1854)
    Thomas Vesey Dawson, Hon., Lt-Col. Coldstream Guards (d.1854)
    Murray Cowell, James Charles, Capt., Coldstream Guards (d.1854)
  • 22.2 x 29.1 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 37.1 cm (mount)

  • Memorials of officers of the Coldstream Guards [title on contents list]. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Town planning, landscapes and gardens
        • Cemeteries
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Battle of Inkerman, 1854 (Crimean War)