FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan(1788-1855), Commander in the Crimea
Sitter in 15 portraits
Commander of British forces in the Crimean War; entered army aged sixteen and lost right arm at Waterloo; appointed to command British troops against Russia in the Crimea in 1854. He secured victory at the Alma but his lack of experience as a commander in the field was held to blame for later calamities; died of cholera, 28 June 1855, 'the victim of England's unreadiness for war'.
by Roger Fenton
salt print, 6 June 1855
by, published by and after Anker Smith, by Thomas Heaphy, published by Rudolph Ackermann
line and stipple engraving, published 8 August 1822
by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1834
by William Greatbach, by Robert Wallis, after Thomas Jones Barker
line engraving, published 1858 (originally published 1856)
after Thomas Heaphy
tracing, before 1960
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