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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 John Miller Adye (1819-1900)

Apr 1855

Albumen print | 20.7 x 15.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2500256

Photograph of Colonel Adye seated in a campsite facing partly left. He is wearing military uniform and has a long sword resting between his legs.

Colonel Adye served during the Crimean War and later became the Governor of Gibraltar, where he became known as a painter.

This photograph is not in the Library of Congress collection.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 20.7 x 15.4 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Col Adye RA

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)