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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


Men's Barracks, Boulogne

c. 1857

Albumen print | 19.0 x 29.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2500808

Photograph of a view along a cobbled lane between two rows of thatched huts with soldiers of different ranks, including a drummer, working or standing in front of them. A man with spade and wheelbarrow is in the foreground.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)


  • 19.0 x 29.2 cm (image)

  • Men's Barracks, Boulogne. [Boulogne and Aldershot, c. late 1850s].

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Nord-Pas-de-Calais [France]
            • Boulogne-sur-Mer [France]