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Crimean War between Russian Empire and an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia. Created by: PICRYLDated: 2017
Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.
Crimean War October 1853 - March 1856.
Russian Empire lost to an alliance of France, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia.
Nicholas I of Russia issued an ultimatum that the Orthodox subjects of the Ottoman Empire be placed under his protection. Britain attempted to mediate and arranged a compromise that Nicholas agreed to. When the Ottomans demanded changes, Nicholas refused and prepared for war. Having obtained promises of support from France and Britain, the Ottomans declared war on Russia in October 1853.
The war started in the Balkans, when Russian troops occupied the Danubian Principalities, until then under Ottoman suzerainty and now part of modern Romania, and began to cross the Danube. Fearing an Ottoman collapse, France and Britain rushed into the war without much success.
Frustrated by the wasted effort, and with demands for action from their citizens, the allied force decided to attack the center of Russian strength in the Black Sea at Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula. After extended preparations, the forces landed on the peninsula in September 1854 and fought their way to a point south of Sevastopol. The Russians counterattacked on 25 October in what became the Battle of Balaclava and were repulsed, but at the cost of seriously depleting the British Army forces. A second counterattack, ordered personally by Nicholas, was defeated by Omar Pasha.
Sevastopol fell after eleven months, and neutral countries began to join the Allied cause. Isolated and facing a bleak prospect of invasion from the west if the war continued, Russia sued for peace in March 1856. This was welcomed by France and Britain, as their subjects were beginning to turn against their governments as the war dragged on. The war was ended by the Treaty of Paris, signed on 30 March 1856. Russia was forbidden from hosting warships in the Black Sea.
The Crimean War was one of the first conflicts to use modern technologies such as explosive naval shells, railways, and telegraphs.
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map from "Travels to the Seat of War in the East, through Russia and the Crimea, in 1829, etc. [With plates and a map.]"

map from "Travels to the Seat of War in the East, through Russia and t...

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Bomarsund während dem Bombardement am 15. Aug. 1854
Harbour of Balaklava looking towards the Black Sea
The town, Forts and Harbours of Sebastopol. Taken from the Illustrations to the Imperial Survey of the Ports of the Black Sea
map from "The War in the Crimea ... With portraits and plans"

map from "The War in the Crimea ... With portraits and plans"

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Verwoest gebouw in Sebastopol
Haven van Balaklava, plaats voor militaire bevoorrading
music from "Travels to the Seat of War in the East, through Russia and the Crimea, in 1829, etc. [With plates and a map.]"

music from "Travels to the Seat of War in the East, through Russia and...

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Haven van Balaklava met schepen en tenten, tijdens de Krimoorlog
5 November 1854 from "The War in the Crimea ... With portraits and plans"

5 November 1854 from "The War in the Crimea ... With portraits and pla...

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The cavalry affair of the heights of Bulganak - the first gun, 19th Sepr. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ; Needham lith.

The cavalry affair of the heights of Bulganak - the first gun, 19th Se...

Print shows expansive view of the countryside, the Russian cavalry and artillery in the distance, Russian guns opening fire on British troops as they draw up into formation. Title from item. Plate in: The seat ... More

Colonel Lowe, [i.e., Low] 4th Light Dragoons & servant in winter dress

Colonel Lowe, [i.e., Low] 4th Light Dragoons & servant in winter dress

Colonel Low, full-length portrait, facing left, standing beside horse and wearing winter coat and hat; another man is standing in front of the horse and facing the camera. Bell tents in the background. Title tr... More

Captain Clifford, aide-de-camp to General Buller - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Clifford, aide-de-camp to General Buller - Roger Fenton's Crim...

Captain Clifford, in uniform, astride a horse, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Photograph marked for cropping with horizontal line across bottom and vertical line at left. Purchase; Frances M. Fento... More

General Cissé, chief of the staff to General Bosquet, & aide-de-camp

General Cissé, chief of the staff to General Bosquet, & aide-de-camp

Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Second charge of the guards - when they retook the two gun battery at the battle of Inkermann / W. Simpson del. ; E. Morin lith.

Second charge of the guards - when they retook the two gun battery at ...

Print shows British and Russian troops engaged in battle during the battle of Inkerman. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / ... More

Major Morris, C.B., Royal Artillery - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major Morris, C.B., Royal Artillery - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photo...

Charles Henry Morris seated on horse facing left with bell tent in the background. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Quartermaster Hill, 4[th] Light Dragoons, the horse taken immediately after the winter season

Quartermaster Hill, 4[th] Light Dragoons, the horse taken immediately ...

Quartermaster Hill, seated on horse, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contemporary photographs. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944... More

Ismail Pacha & Mr. Thompson of the Commissariat - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Ismail Pacha & Mr. Thompson of the Commissariat - Roger Fenton's Crime...

Ismail Pacha (Hungarian general Kmety), and Mr. Thompson, seated on gabions; three attendants, one holding a horse, standing behind them. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House... More

General Bosquet giving orders to his staff - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

General Bosquet giving orders to his staff - Roger Fenton's Crimean Wa...

General Pierre Bosquet standing between four officers, gesturing to the left. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contemporary photographs. Purch... More

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot night in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery with cannons firing and being loaded, and men bringing in supplies. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most... More

Camp of the naval brigade, before Sebastopol / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Camp of the naval brigade, before Sebastopol / W. Simpson del. ; E. Wa...

Print shows bell tents at a British military camp and "Mr. Maxse, Naval Aide-de-Camp," on horseback with Captn. Burnet, Captn. Peel, Captn. Lushington, and Captn. Moorsom and other men from the naval brigade in... More

Major Radcliffe, 5th Dragoon Guards

Major Radcliffe, 5th Dragoon Guards

Major Radcliffe, full-length portrait, facing front.

Lieutenant Grills, R.H.A. - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Lieutenant Grills, R.H.A. - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Lieutenant Grills, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing next to horse. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contemporary photographs. P... More

Officers of the 71st Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Officers of the 71st Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Officers of the 71st Highlanders with dog, posed before conical tent with military camp in background. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House Roger Fenton Series. Purchase; Fra... More

Lieutenant Yates, 11th Hussars - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Lieutenant Yates, 11th Hussars - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photograph...

Lieutenant Yates, full-length portrait, posed with dog, horse and groom. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Sir Colin Campbell - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Sir Colin Campbell - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Sir Colin Campbell, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform, standing with left arm resting on studio prop. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House ... More

Captain King, horse artillery

Captain King, horse artillery

Captain King, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing in front of horse with wooden hut in the background.

Mr. Thompson, Commissariat - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Mr. Thompson, Commissariat - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Mr. Thompson, full-length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, seated on a horse; horse's reins are held by a servant; a conical tent in background. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton;... More

Captain Fay on General Bosquets staff - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Fay on General Bosquets staff - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Pho...

Captain Fay, full-length portrait, seated, facing front, holding sword. Title transcribed from verso. Portion of number written in pencil on right of photo. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Rog... More

Officers of the 68th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Officers of the 68th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Group of officers of the 68th Regiment, four standing and three sitting on the ground, wearing uniforms. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton Inventory, Harry Ransom Humanities Resea... More

Distant view of Lord Raglan's head quarters before Sebastopol / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Distant view of Lord Raglan's head quarters before Sebastopol / W. Sim...

Print shows several British military camps, an ambulance, a distant view of Lord Raglan's headquarters (just left of center), and, in the foreground, a dead horse. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in ... More

Nubian servants & horses - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Nubian servants & horses - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Two men, full-length portraits, facing front, standing with horses. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contemporary photographs. Purchase; Franc... More

Charge of the heavy cavalry brigade, 25th Octr. 1854 / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Charge of the heavy cavalry brigade, 25th Octr. 1854 / W. Simpson del....

Print shows the Enniskillen Dragoons and the 5th Dragoon Guards engaging the Russian cavalry in the midst of the camp of the light cavalry brigade which is being plundered by the Russian troops during the battl... More

Zouaves from "A visit to the Camp before Sebastopol"

Zouaves from "A visit to the Camp before Sebastopol"

This image has been taken from scan 000203 from "A visit to the Camp before Sebastopol". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr... More

Captain Burnaby, Grenadier Guards

Captain Burnaby, Grenadier Guards

Captain Burnaby, full-length portrait, seated on gabion, facing slightly right, holding sword in left hand.

The graves in the fort on Cathcart's Hill - of the officers 4th Division who fell at Inkermann / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

The graves in the fort on Cathcart's Hill - of the officers 4th Divisi...

Print shows the cemetery on Cathcart's Hill at sunset with distant view of Sevastopolʹ.

Camp of the 4th Dragoon Guards near Karyni - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Camp of the 4th Dragoon Guards near Karyni - Roger Fenton's Crimean Wa...

Men and horses standing among tent encampment with building; mountains in background. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Colonel Reynardson (he had the command of the Grenadier Guards at the battle of Inkermann)

Colonel Reynardson (he had the command of the Grenadier Guards at the ...

Edward Birch Reynardson, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing uniform with sword. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean W... More

Florence Nightingale from "A visit to the Camp before Sebastopol"

Florence Nightingale from "A visit to the Camp before Sebastopol"

This image has been taken from scan 000219 from "A visit to the Camp before Sebastopol". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr... More

Captain Webb's hut, 4th Dragoon Guards

Captain Webb's hut, 4th Dragoon Guards

Captain John MacDonnell Webb standing in the doorway of his hut looking at Colonel Hodge (standing in profile), Mrs. Rogers, Webb's servant with a horse, and several others; also shows three bell tents next to ... More

Captain Croker, 17th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Croker, 17th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Croker, standing next to a horse, facing left, with servant facing him. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Balaklava from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations"

Balaklava from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in th...

This image has been taken from scan 000149 from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... More

Officers of the 89th Regiment at Cathcart's Hill, in winter dress, Captain Skynner, Lieutenant Knatchbull, Captain Conyers, Lieutenant Longfield, Captain Hawley

Officers of the 89th Regiment at Cathcart's Hill, in winter dress, Cap...

Captain Leslie Skynner, Lieutenant Francis Knatchbull, Captain Robert Rowland Conyers, Lieutenant John Longfield, and Captain Robert B. Hawley, full-length portrait, wearing uniforms, one standing, two leaning ... More

Lieutenant Colonel Clarke Kennedy A.D.C. to H.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge

Lieutenant Colonel Clarke Kennedy A.D.C. to H.R.H. the Duke of Cambrid...

Lieutenant Colonel Clarke Kennedy of the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, wearing suit, standing behind chair. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M.... More

Colonel Clarke, Scots' Greys, with the horse wounded at Balaklava

Colonel Clarke, Scots' Greys, with the horse wounded at Balaklava

Colonel George Clarke, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing beside his horse, Sultan, facing left; horse's reins are held by a man who is possibly a servant; horse's rump is branded "2D" for 2nd Drag... More

Captain Drysdale, 42nd Regiment

Captain Drysdale, 42nd Regiment

Captain John Drysdale, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding reins of horse.

The old Genoese Castle at Balaklava, from above the castle pier

The old Genoese Castle at Balaklava, from above the castle pier

View of ships in Balaklava harbor and hill with castle or fort ruins, conical tents, buildings, and animals. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Gernsheim, Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crim... More

James J.M. Wardrop, Esqr. Grenadier Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

James J.M. Wardrop, Esqr. Grenadier Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean Wa...

James J.M. Wardrop, full-length portrait, seated on gabion, facing slightly right. Title transcribed from verso. Photo marked for cropping with vertical line on the left. "231" written or printed to the left of... More

Major Woodford, Rifle Brigade - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major Woodford, Rifle Brigade - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major Woodford with hand on hip standing next to a horse. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Captain Holder, Fusilier Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Holder, Fusilier Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photograp...

Captain Holder, full-length portrait, standing, with gabions at feet. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Captain Brown, 4th Light Dragoons & servant, winter dress - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Brown, 4th Light Dragoons & servant, winter dress - Roger Fent...

Captain Brown, seated, and servant, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter uniforms, with tents in background. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger F... More

Men of the 68th Regiment in ordinary dress

Men of the 68th Regiment in ordinary dress

Seven men of the 68th (The Durham) Regiment of Foot, six standing and one sitting on the ground, holding rifles.

Sebastopol with the Redan, Malakoff & Mamelon - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Sebastopol with the Redan, Malakoff & Mamelon - Roger Fenton's Crimean...

Distant view of Sevastopolʹ and the principal Russian fortifcations. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Field Marshall Lord Raglan - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Field Marshall Lord Raglan - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Lord Raglan, full-length portrait, seated on chair in doorway, facing slightly right, holding hat. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contempora... More

Two Zouaves

Two Zouaves

Two French Army Zouaves, wearing uniforms.

The Monastery of St. George and Cape Fiolente, looking west / W. Simpson, del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

The Monastery of St. George and Cape Fiolente, looking west / W. Simps...

Monastery of St. George on cliffs above Cape Fiolente.

View of Balaklava from the top of Guard's Hill - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

View of Balaklava from the top of Guard's Hill - Roger Fenton's Crimea...

View of Balaklava harbor with tent encampments in the foreground, ships in the harbor and, on a hill in the background, ruins of the old Genoese castle. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Georg... More

A hot day in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

A hot day in the batteries / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows action in a British artillery battery, mortar fire, mortars and cannon being loaded, the removal of wounded, and in the distance, the fortifications of Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The se... More

Officers of the 90th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Officers of the 90th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Group of men wearing officers' dress of the 90th Regiment of Foot (Perthshire Volunteers) Light Infantry, standing and sitting in front of bell tents. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, ... More

Viscount Kirkwall, Captain 71st Highlanders

Viscount Kirkwall, Captain 71st Highlanders

Kirkwall seated on horse, facing left.

Captain Godley, 28th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Godley, 28th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Henry R.C. Godley, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on a horse. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Lieutenant General Barnard, C.B., Captain Barnard & servants

Lieutenant General Barnard, C.B., Captain Barnard & servants

Lieutenant General Barnard, facing left, gesturing toward Captain Barnard with other staff around them in front of a wooden building.

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows view of the Russian battery at the Malakoff tower, the principal Russian fortification at Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gr... More

Omar Pacha, Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Omar Pacha, Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph - Roger Fenton's Crime...

Ömer Lûtfi Paşa, full-length portrait, seated on horseback, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Photo marked for cropping with horizontal line across the top. "No. 214" written or printed at top left abo... More

Brigadier General Lord George Paget C.B. - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Brigadier General Lord George Paget C.B. - Roger Fenton's Crimean War ...

Lord George Paget, full-length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, seated on horse; another soldier or officer standing beside the horse. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 18... More

Omar Pacha & Colonel Simmons, Queen's Commisioner at the head quarters of the Ottoman army

Omar Pacha & Colonel Simmons, Queen's Commisioner at the head quarters...

Colonel Simmons standing and Omar Pacha seated on a horse in front of building with tiled roof. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House Roger Fenton series. Photo marked for cro... More

Lieutenant General Sir John Burgoyne G.C.B., Inspector General of Fortifications

Lieutenant General Sir John Burgoyne G.C.B., Inspector General of Fort...

Lieutenant General Sir John Burgoyne, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, hands behind him, his hat and coat by his side. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of:... More

Major General Sir George Buller, K.C.B. - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major General Sir George Buller, K.C.B. - Roger Fenton's Crimean War P...

Sir George Buller, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on horse, in left profile. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Major Chapman, 20th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major Chapman, 20th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major Chapman, standing next to a horse, in front of a building. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Brigadier Garrett, Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Brigadier Garrett, Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph - Roger Fenton'...

Robert Garrett, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Cavalry camp, looking towards Kadikoi - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Cavalry camp, looking towards Kadikoi - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Pho...

View of encampment showing bell tents, huts, soldiers, and horses. Title transcribed from item. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection. Roger Fenton, ph... More

Captain Hughes, lately employed on special service in Circassia (he brought the important intelligence to the Allies at Kertch of the fall of Anapa[)]

Captain Hughes, lately employed on special service in Circassia (he br...

Captain Hughes, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection. Roger Fenton,... More

Major General Charles Ashe [sic] Windham - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major General Charles Ashe [sic] Windham - Roger Fenton's Crimean War ...

Charles Ash Windham, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, seated, facing slightly left. Probably photographed by Sharp & Melville based on engraving and text in The Illustrated London News, October 6... More

Colonel Doherty, officers & men of the 13th Light Dragoons - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Colonel Doherty, officers & men of the 13th Light Dragoons - Roger Fen...

Group of men of the 13th Light Dragoons, including Colonel Doherty, Cornet Danzil Chamberlayne, Captain Jenyns, and veterinary-surgeon Thomas Towers, one man seated on ground with dog; tents and huts in the bac... More

Captain Inglis, 5th Dragoon Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Inglis, 5th Dragoon Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photog...

Captain Inglis, astride a horse, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Commissariat difficulties - the road from Balaklava to Sevastopol, at Kadikoi, during the wet weather / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Commissariat difficulties - the road from Balaklava to Sevastopol, at ...

Print shows wagons and a cannon mired in mud, broken wagons, and dead or dying horses and oxen on the roadside, at Kadikoi, on the road to Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : D... More

battlefield from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations"

battlefield from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in ...

This image has been taken from scan 000050 from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... More

Mr. Simpson the artist - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Mr. Simpson the artist - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

William Simpson, full-length portrait, reclining on a rock, facing slightly right. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Gernsheim, Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crimean War: His photographs a... More

General Bosquet on Bayard - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

General Bosquet on Bayard - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

General Bosquet, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Photo marked for cropping with vertical line on left and horizontal line across bottom. Purchase; Frances M. Fe... More

Reverend Mr. Butler & officers of the 47th Regiment - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Reverend Mr. Butler & officers of the 47th Regiment - Roger Fenton's C...

Reverend Mr. Butler and four officers, full-length portrait, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Lieutenant General Sir John Campbell & Captain Hume, his aide-de-camp, the general sitting

Lieutenant General Sir John Campbell & Captain Hume, his aide-de-camp,...

Lieutenant General Sir John Campbell, full-length portrait, seated inside tent, facing left; Captain Hume, full-length portrait, standing outside tent, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate titl... More

Monastery of St. George from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations"

Monastery of St. George from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol,...

This image has been taken from scan 000088 from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... More

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campbell in the foreground

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campb...

Plains before Sevastopolʹ, with Sir John Campbell's marquis tent in the foreground. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944... More

Sentinel of the Zouaves, before Sevastopol / W. Simpson del.

Sentinel of the Zouaves, before Sevastopol / W. Simpson del.

Print shows a soldier standing guard at a French battery with snow-covered cannons and Zouaves carrying bundles of wood to a camp in the background.

Captain Wilkinson, 9th Regiment

Captain Wilkinson, 9th Regiment

Captain Wilkinson, full-length portrait, seated on horseback, facing slightly left.

Captain Heneage, Coldstream Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Heneage, Coldstream Guards - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photog...

Captain Heneage, full-length portrait, facing foward, standing next to a horse in front of a small building. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean ... More

Captain Chawner, Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Chawner, Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph - Roger Fenton's ...

Captain Chawner, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

The valley of the shadow of death - caves in the Woronzoff Road behind the 21 gun battery / W. Simpson delt. ; J. Needham lith.

The valley of the shadow of death - caves in the Woronzoff Road behind...

Print shows bird's-eye view of the landscape along the Woronzoff Road with cannon balls lining the roadside, also shows the entrance to a valley and, in the foreground, soldiers carrying a wounded soldier on a ... More

The cemetery, Redoubt des Anglais & Inkerman in the distance - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

The cemetery, Redoubt des Anglais & Inkerman in the distance - Roger F...

The cemetery on Cathcart's Hill, with Inkerman in the distance on the right. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton Inventory, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University o... More

Men of the 77th Regiment in winter costume - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Men of the 77th Regiment in winter costume - Roger Fenton's Crimean Wa...

Four men of the 77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot standing and seated on the ground, holding rifles, wearing heavy winter clothing. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman Ho... More

The 68th Regiment, winter dress - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

The 68th Regiment, winter dress - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photograp...

Seven men, four standing and three sitting or reclining on the ground, wearing winter uniforms and holding weapons. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russi... More

washing from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations"

washing from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the ...

This image has been taken from scan 000273 from "The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol, written in the camp ... with illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, cr... More

Major Daniels & officers - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Major Daniels & officers - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Three officers of the 5th Dragoon Guards, two standing and one sitting on ground, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograp... More

Looking towards Balaclava, Turkish camp in the distance to the right

Looking towards Balaclava, Turkish camp in the distance to the right

Military personnel, some on horseback, at encampment on the plateau of Sevastopolʹ. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Photo marked for cropping with ve... More

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the left of the right attack, or Gordon's battery / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Russian rifle pit - now part of the British advanced trenches, on the ...

Print shows soldiers filling sand bags and firing over a barrier of sand bags and gabions. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen... More

Lord Raglan's Head Quarters, with Lord Raglan, Marshal Pélissier, Lord Burghersh, Spahi & Aide-de-camp of Marshal Pélissier

Lord Raglan's Head Quarters, with Lord Raglan, Marshal Pélissier, Lord...

Allied leaders and their aides-de-camp standing on steps. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Gernsheim, Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crimean War: His photographs and his letters from the C... More

Looking towards St. George's Monastery, tents of the 4th Division in the foreground

Looking towards St. George's Monastery, tents of the 4th Division in t...

Military encampment on the plateau of Sevastopolʹ. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Cri... More

Captain Portal, 4th Light Dragoons equipped for Balaklava - Roger Fenton's Crimean War Photographs

Captain Portal, 4th Light Dragoons equipped for Balaklava - Roger Fent...

Robert Portal, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, next to horse with two other unidentified men who are looking away from the camera. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. ... More

Lord Raglan's head quarters at Khutor-Karagatch / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Lord Raglan's head quarters at Khutor-Karagatch / W. Simpson delt. ; C...

Print shows cluster of buildings being used by Lord Raglan as the British headquarters. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / ... More

Brigadier McPherson & officers of the 4th Division Captain Higham [i.e., Heigham], 17th Regiment; Captain Earle, Major of Brigade; Captain Croker, 17th Regiment; Captain Swire; Captain McPherson.

Brigadier McPherson & officers of the 4th Division Captain Higham [i.e...

Brigadier Philip McPherson, CB., and captains Clement Henry John Heigham, William Henry Earle, (John L. or Edward) Croker, Roger Swire, and Philip McPherson, wearing uniform, posed next to tent. Title transcrib... More

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