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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

The Valley of the Tchernaya May 1855

Albumen print | 19.2 x 24.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2500471

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Photograph of the Tchernaya River and the surrounding valley. The photograph shows the river running through the valley and is taken from a high vantage point. The Battle of the Tchernaya was fought on the banks of the river in August 1855, during the Crimean War.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 19.2 x 24.8 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Valley of Inkermann with Tchneraya

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
          • Crimea
            • Sevastopol [Crimea]
              • Inkerman
            • Tchernaya
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)