The Council of War on the day of the taking of the Mamelon Quarries, 7 June 1855

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The Council of War on the day of the taking of the Mamelon Quarries, 7 June 1855, by Roger Fenton, 1855 - NPG P49 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Council of War on the day of the taking of the Mamelon Quarries, 7 June 1855

by Roger Fenton
salt print, 1855
7 3/8 in. x 6 1/4 in. (187 mm x 159 mm)
Given by Collins Odgers, 1923
Primary Collection
NPG P49


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  • Roger Fenton (1819-1869), Photographer. Artist associated with 42 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Roger Fenton, the leading photographer of the mid-Victorian period, was commissioned by the art dealer Thomas Agnew to document the men and the settings of the Crimean War. (Occasion)

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