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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Panoramic Picture of the Plains of Balaklava 1855

Albumen print | 18.0 x 24.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2500574

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Photograph which is one of five sections of a panoramic picture of the Plains of Balaklava. The others in the series are 2500571, 2500572, 2500573 and 2500575. The photograph shows the valley from a high vantage point, with a road curving round to the left. There is a large rock in the foreground to the right. The Battle of Balaklava was fought in this area of the Crimea.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 18.0 x 24.8 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Panoramic Views of the Plains of Balaklava

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
              • Balaklava [Sevastopol]
      • Physiography
        • Plains
        • Hills
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)