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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Officers of the 71st Highlanders 1855

Albumen print | 19.5 x 16.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2500538

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Photograph of a group of five officers from the 71st Highlanders. One officer is sitting on the ground with three officers gathered to the left and one standing slightly apart to the right. They are all wearing the uniform of the regiment including tartan trousers and caps. A dog is sitting up begging in front of them, and there are tents and huts behind. The 71st Highlanders served during the Crimean War and fought in the Siege of Sevastopol.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB-Infantry-71st (Highland) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) (1810-1881)
    Army Officers
  • 19.5 x 16.2 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • 71st Dog begging

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Huts
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)