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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Road to Balaklava, Kadikoi in the distance 1855

Albumen print | 26.7 x 35.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2500535

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Photograph of the road to Balaklava, running past Kadikoi. The road curves round to the left of the valley, with a steep hill beside it to the left. A group of soldiers stand in the foreground and there are a number of tents in the valley behind them. The village of Kadikoi can be seen in the middle distance, with large hills behind. The Battle of Balaklava was fought in the countryside around the small village of Kadikoi, just north of Balaklava.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 26.7 x 35.5 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Road to Balaklava Kadakoi in middle distance

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Roads
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
              • Kadikoi [Sevastopol]
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)