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James Robertson (1813-88)

Rocks near St George 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 24.3 x 27.4 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500753

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Photograph of the rocky coastline near the St George Monastery. The photograph shows the Black Sea with the coastline curving round to the left. The St George Monastery sits at the top of the cliff, consisting of several buildings including a small chapel. The St George Monastery, near Balaklava, was used as a convalescent hospital during the Crimean War.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

  • 24.3 x 27.4 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 37.0 cm (mount)

  • Rocks near St George. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
              • St George's Monastery [Sevastopol]
      • Physiography
        • Oceans
          • Atlantic Ocean
            • Black Sea