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James Robertson (1813-88)

The Arsenal from the French Batteries 1855-1856

Salted paper print | 11.4 x 28.7 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2500713

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Photograph of the arsenal from the French batteries. There is a grassy hillside in the foreground with Sevastopol and its harbour just visible behind to the right. The Siege of Sevastopol lasted eleven months, with the allied British, French and Turkish forces eventually capturing the city on the 8th September 1855.
  • Creator(s)

    James Robertson (1813-88) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-France-Artillery
  • 11.4 x 28.7 cm (image) (image)

  • The Arsenal from the French Batteries. [Crimean War photographs by Robertson].

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)
                • Crimean campaign (Crimean War)
                  • Siege of Sevastopol, 1854-55 (Crimean War)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Military architecture
            • Forts
          • Arsenals
          • Factories
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Fortifications
            • Batteries (artillery)