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Victoria and Albert collected photographs that documented the political and military events that defined a period of global expansion

ROGER FENTON (1819-69)

Volunteer class at Hythe. The second section

Feb 1860

Albumen print | 24.1 x 28.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2942136

Photograph of ten men standing with rifles, outside wall, in various dress or uniform. Named men: Lieutenant Walker, Captain Fairtlough, Sergeant Dillon, Frampton, Acland, Hon. T. Bruce, Lord J. Butler, Colonel Dalrymple, Captain Stevenson, Lieutenant Watson. Part of collection of seventeen photographs (RCINs 2942127-43) taken at Hythe in 1860 by Roger Fenton, who became a member of the Hythe School of Musketry and was placed in the 1st Section of Volunteers.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 24.1 x 28.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Kent [England]
              • Hythe [Kent]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Rifles