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photograph - Sir William H. Russell
  • Sir William H. Russell
    Gruner, Ludwig Wilhelm Heinrich, born 1801 - died 1882
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Sir William H. Russell

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Crimea (photographed)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)
    1855 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gruner, Ludwig Wilhelm Heinrich, born 1801 - died 1882 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photography using the collodion process

  • Credit Line:

    Townshend Bequest

  • Museum number:

    64843

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 32, box A

Physical description

Photograph of a man wearing a long coat, seated on a chair, facing slightly to the left with his hands clasped together.

Place of Origin

Crimea (photographed)

Date

19th century (made)
1855 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Gruner, Ludwig Wilhelm Heinrich, born 1801 - died 1882 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Photography using the collodion process

Dimensions

Height: 18.7 cm, Width: 16 cm

Object history note

Sir William Howard Russell (1820-1907) "The Times" Correspondent in the Crimean War

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, portrait of Sir William H. Russell, 1855

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Photographs Register
Taken from Photography Department index card catalogue
Taken from the Guard Book

Materials

Collodion

Techniques

Photography; Collodion processes

Subjects depicted

Soldiers

Categories

Photographs; War; Military; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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