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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

View of the Light Division Camp, from General Bosquet's Quarters 1855

Albumen print | 18.1 x 25.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2500479

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Photograph of the camp of the Light Division taken from General Bosquet's quarters. Several soldiers stand in a group in the foreground, with tents, horses and gun carriages around them. The large camp of the Light Division can be seen in the distance. The Light Division fought in many of the major battles of the Crimean War including the Battle of the Alma and the Siege of Sevastopol.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Pierre Fran├žois Joseph Bosquet, General (1810-61)
  • 18.1 x 25.1 cm (image)

    57.3 x 44.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Lt Division Camp from Bosquets Quarters

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Tents
        • Clothing
          • Costume
            • Uniforms
              • Military uniforms
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Gun Carriages
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ukraine
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the nineteenth century
              • Crimean War (1853-1856)