A Quiet Day in the Mortar Battery

A work made of salted paper print, plate 7 from the album "photographs taken in the crimea" (1856).
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  • A work made of salted paper print, plate 7 from the album "photographs taken in the crimea" (1856).

Date:

1855

Artist:

Roger Fenton
English, 1819–1869

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Photography

Artist

Roger Fenton

Title

A Quiet Day in the Mortar Battery

Origin

England

Date

1855

Medium

Salted paper print, plate 7 from the album "Photographs Taken in the Crimea" (1856)

Inscriptions

Printed recto, on mount, lower left, in black ink: "Deposé."; recto, on mount, lower right, in black ink: "A quiet day in the Mortar Battery."; recto, on mount, along bottom edge, in black ink: "Photographed by R. Fenton. Manchester, Published by T. Agnew & Sons Jan'y 1st 1856. / London, P. & D. Colnaghi H[?] Paris, Moulin, 23, Rue Richer New York, Williams H[?]"; inscribed recto, on mount, lower right corner, in graphite: "7"; unmarked verso

Dimensions

24.4 × 35.2 cm (image/paper); 42.5 × 58.9 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Hugh Edwards Photography Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1969.433

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