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Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion


Naval officers at Sevastopol


Salted paper print | 13.7 x 18.8 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500668

Photograph of five naval officers in a camp by Sevastopol. They are gathered in front of a tent, with several more tents visible on the hillside behind. Two officers stand, with the officer to the left leaning against a wooden post. Another officer sits on a pile of stones and two sit on the ground. All are wearing naval uniform. The troops engaged in the Siege of Sevastopol camped in the countryside surrounding the town.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 13.7 x 18.8 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 35.8 cm (mount)

  • Naval officers at Sebastopol. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents