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Victoria and Albert collected works documenting political and military events

James Robertson (1813-88)

Men with horses in open country 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 17.6 x 25.3 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500653

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Photograph of a group of soldiers and horses in an area of open land with hills behind. Most of the men are mounted on a horse, but some stand beside one. There is a gun carriage behind them to the right with a small group of soldiers standing behind it. All of the soldiers are wearing military uniform and several are holding swords.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB
  • 17.6 x 25.3 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 37.4 cm (mount)

  • Men with horses in open country. [taken from contents list]. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Cannons (weapons)
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Siege of Sevastopol, 1854-55 (Crimean War)