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Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion


Rocks near St George


Salted paper print | 23.9 x 28.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500754

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)

  • 23.9 x 28.5 cm (image) (image)

    31.7 x 37.3 cm (mount)

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

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • 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]
      • Black Sea
    • Geography
      • Physiography
        • Oceans
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs