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

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Serjeants of West Indian regiments at Hythe

Feb 1860

Albumen print | 24.7 x 29 cm (image) | RCIN 2942128

Photograph of six men, five of them in same uniform, performing an exercise, from the West Indian regiments at Hythe. Part of collection of seventeen photographs (RCINs 2942127-43) taken at Hythe in 1860 by Roger Fenton, who became a member of the Hythe School of Musketry and was placed in the 1st Section of Volunteers.
  • Creator(s)

    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)


    Volunteer Forces
    Army-GB-West African Regiment
    Hythe School of Musketry
    Army-West Indian Regiment
  • 24.7 x 29 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Kent [England]
              • Hythe [Kent]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Rifles
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs