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A Council of War: Lord Raglan, Omar Pacha and Pelissier, Taken the eve Before the Taking of the Mankelen, Crimea

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

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  • A work made of thinly albumenized print.

Date:

1855

Artist:

Roger Fenton
English, 1819–1869

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Artist

Roger Fenton

Title

A Council of War: Lord Raglan, Omar Pacha and Pelissier, Taken the eve Before the Taking of the Mankelen, Crimea

Origin

England

Date

Made 1855

Medium

Thinly albumenized print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, on mount, upper right, in graphite: "Variant view of / [illegible] 76"; recto, on mount, along bottom, in black ink and graphite: "A Council of War / Lord Raglan, Omar Pacha & Pelissier, taken the eve before the taking of the Renaro Mankelen ['Renaro' crossed out with graphite, 'Mankelen' written above it] / Crimea / 61 / 58"; inscribed verso, lower left, in black ink: "A. Beaucheux[?] / 1771-1846 / [writing cut off] in Chief / [writing cut off] Portugal / [writing cut off] author etc."

Dimensions

18.7 × 16.6 cm (image/paper); 26.9 × 21.6 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Everett Kovler

Reference Number

1967.316

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