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Sir Hy. Fk. Ponsonby (1825-1892) General; Thomas Hook Pearson (1806-1892) General; Fredrick Markham (1805-1855) General; Taken on the Field, Crimea

A work made of thinly albumenized print.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of thinly albumenized print.

Date:

1854/55

Artist:

Roger Fenton
English, 1819–1869

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Roger Fenton

Title

Sir Hy. Fk. Ponsonby (1825-1892) General; Thomas Hook Pearson (1806-1892) General; Fredrick Markham (1805-1855) General; Taken on the Field, Crimea

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1854–1855

Medium

Thinly albumenized print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on mount, upper left, in graphite: "3"; recto, upper left, on image, in graphite: "1st [underlined] Ponsonby"; recto, upper right, on image, in graphite: "2 / Pearson"; recto, right center, on image, in graphite: "Markham / 3"; recto, on mount, lower left, in black ink: "Sir HY. FK. Ponsonby 1825-1895 General / Thomas Hook Pearson 1806-1892 General / Frederick Markham 1805-1855 General / com? attack on Redan"; recto, on mount, lower right, in black ink: "Taken on the freed / Crimea 1854-5 74 / 20"; inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite: "J. Bowles / Admiral"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 19.3 × 15.7 cm (7 5/8 × 6 3/16 in.); Mount: 28.9 × 21.8 cm (11 7/16 × 8 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Everett Kovler

Reference Number

1967.325

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