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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

The site of the Guard's Battery during the Battle of Inkerman 1855

Albumen print | 17.4 x 25.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2500472

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Photograph of the hillside where the Guard's Battery was based during the Battle of Inkerman. The drop of the valley can just be seen in the distance. The Battle of Inkerman, one of the early battles of the Crimean War, was fought on the 5th of November 1854 in the countryside around the town of Inkerman.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Army-GB-Guards Regiments
    Army Officers
  • 17.4 x 25.1 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Inkermann showing the Guards Battery at the Battle

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Fortifications
            • Batteries (artillery)
              • Military batteries
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Artillery
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
              • Inkerman
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)