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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Sir John William Gordon (1814-1870) 1855

Salted paper print | 18.6 x 14.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2506584

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Photograph of Colonel Gordon seated in a chair facing slightly left. He is wearing a peaked military hat and a cape. Behind him is open land and there is a cannonball to the right. Colonel Gordon served with the Royal Engineers during the Crimean War and was badly injured during the Siege of Sevastopol.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Major General Sir John William Gordon KCB, KH (1814-70)
    Army-GB-Royal Engineers
  • 18.6 x 14.1 cm (image)

    37.4 x 31.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Colonel Gordon Royal Engineers

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Ammunition
              • Cannon-balls
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)