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Roger Fenton (1819 – 1869) was a British photographer & one of the first war photographers.In autumn 1854, as the Crimean War grabbed the attention of the British public, some of Roger's friends and patrons urged Fenton to go to Crimea.He set off in February, landed at Balaklava on 8 March &remained there until 22 June. After the war,Fenton remained driven with energy to perfect his art&to record meaningful and artistic images.He travelled over Britain to record landscapes and still life images.
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View of the plateau of Sebastopol showing rows of caissons, with tents on the plains in the background.

Kamara Heights in the distance, artillery wagons in the foreground during the Crimean War.

Major Hallewell & Captain Pearson

Crimean War Photographs by Roger Fenton, "Major Hallewell & Captain Pearson.

Lieutenant General Sir John Campbell & Captain Hume

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

Zouaves (light infantry regiments of the French Army), Crimean war 1854

Zouaves & soldiers of the line. Crimean War Photographs by Roger Fenton, 1855

French cantinière (Vivandière or Cantinière is a French name for women attached to military regiments as sutlers or canteen keepers) wearing Zouave regiment dress.

Vivandière A French cantinière in the Crimea during the Crimean War in photographed by Roger Fenton. Library of Congress cph

View of the British camp with the Turkish camp in the distance on the plateau before Sebastopol.

View of the British camp with the Turkish camp in the distance on the plateau before Sebastopol.

Sir Colin Campbell

21 Reasons Why The First Crimean War Was Much More Fashionable

Reverend Mr. Butler & officers of the 47th Regiment

This web page presents an historic photograph of Reverend Mr. Butler and four officers, and a nice collection of historic photos including and

Officers of the 90th Regiment, Captain Hume and Captain Snodgrass with with horses and groom.

Officers of the Regiment, Captain Hume and Captain Snodgrass with with horses and groom.

Officers of the 89th Regiment

This page has an incredible image of Captain Leslie Skynner, Lieutenant Francis Knatchbull, Captain Robert Rowland Conyers and a nice collection of historic photos including and

Officers of the 71st Highlanders

In Roger Fenton became one of the world's first war photographers — though not necessarily an objective one. (Great photos of the Crimean War for inferencing, historical thinking skills, questioning practice)

Nubian servants & horses

Nubian servants in the Ottoman Army during the Crimean War, 1853

Mr. Thompson, Commissariat

Mr. Thompson, Commissariat

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