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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Sir Colin Campbell (1792-1863) 1855

Salted paper print | 21.2 x 16.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2500548

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Photograph of Sir Colin Campbell standing facing front, his left arm resting on the table beside him. He is wearing military uniform including a feathered bicorn hat and a sash with a tassel. He has a sword by his side and there is a plain backdrop behind him.

Sir Campbell commanded the Highland Brigade during the Crimean War, and organised what came to be known as the 'thin red line' at the Battle of Balaklava.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Field Marshal Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde (1792-1863)
    Army Officers
  • 21.2 x 16.3 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Sir Colin Campbell

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      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)