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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Panoramic Picture of the Plains of Balaklava 1855

Albumen print | 15.8 x 25.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2500473

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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 2500474, 2500475, 2500476 and 2500477. The valley is in the centre with hills behind. In the foreground there is a road and a small group of tents can be seen to the left. The Battle of Balaklava was fought in this area of the Crimea.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 15.8 x 25.6 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)