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Record of historical events

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

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Sir George Brown (1790-1865)


Albumen print | 16.9 x 12.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2500230

Photograph of Sir George Brown seated facing left with a wooden door behind him. He is wearing military uniform and holds his hat in his hands. The photograph appears to be cropped on the left edge.

Sir George Brown commanded the Light Division during the Crimean War and later became the Commander-in-Chief of the British forces in Ireland.
- Fenton exhibition catalogue (1855) no. 132
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 16.9 x 12.5 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Sir George Brown

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