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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Men of the 68th Regiment in winter dress 1855

Albumen print | 18.6 x 16.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2500569

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Photograph of a group of soldiers of the 68th Regiment wearing winter dress. Four are standing and three sit or lie on the ground in front of them. All are wearing thick winter coats and hats and are carrying guns. There is a group of tents behind them. The 68th Regiment served during the Crimean War and fought in all of the major battles including Alma, Balaklava and Inkerman.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 18.6 x 16.1 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • In winter dress

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Guns
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)