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James Robertson (1813-88)

Officers of the Welsh Regiment, with a goat 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 23.1 x 28.4 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500649

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Photograph of a group of soldiers of the 41st (The Welsh) Regiment of Foot gathered in front of a hut. Some are standing and others sitting with two men reclining on the ground in front of them. All are wearing military uniform and several are holding swords. There is a drum on the ground to the left with a goat beside it drinking from a bowl. The 41st (The Welsh) Regiment of Foot served throughout the Crimean War and received battle honours at Alma, Inkerman and Sevastopol.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB
    Army-GB-Infantry-41st (The Welsh) Regiment of Foot (1831-1881)
  • 23.1 x 28.4 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 37.4 cm (mount)

  • Officers of the Welch Regiment. [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
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Goats
    • 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)