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Collection Number:

PH-00023

Collection Name:

Roger Fenton Photography Collection

Creator:

Fenton, Roger, 1819-1869

Life Dates:

1819-1869

Associated Groups:

Architectural Photographic Association
Photographic Society of London
Society Francaise de Photographie

Nationality:

English

No. of Items:

363

Span Dates:

1854-1860

Description:

The collection consists of 363 prints by Roger Fenton (British, 1819-1869). These include:

964:0351:0001-0272, 0274-0311, 0256b, 0273a -- Salted paper prints of the Crimean War from the following three folios: Historical Portrait Gallery; Photographs Taken in the Crimea; and Incidents from Camp Life. All published by Agnew and Sons, 1855-1856.

While the bulk of this material consists of individual and group portraits of military personnel, there are also scenes of military camp life, views of Balaklava, and landscapes. The original folio cases (without the images) are available as f DK 214 F451 HRC-P, f DK 214 F452 HRC-P, and f DK 214 F455 HRC-P.

964:0352:0001-0011 -- The Photographical Panorama of the Plateau of Sebastopol (Manchester, England: Agnew and Sons, [1855-1856]). Published folio containing salted paper prints and panorama key. The original folio case (without the images) is available as f DK 214 F454 HRC-P.

964:0353:0001-0008 -- Photographic Panoramas of the Plains of Balaklava and Valley of Inkermanna (Manchester, England: Agnew and Sons, 1855-1856). Published folio containing salted paper prints and panorama key. The original folio case (without the images) is available as f DK 214 F453 HRC-P.

964:0419:0001-0021 -- Albumen prints of sculpture in the British Museum sculpture;
964:0477:0001-0005, 0007-0011 -- Miscellaneous subjects;
980:0037:0016 -- Albumen print of Haddon Hall, 1856.

For more information regarding this collection, please refer to the GEH and Visual Materials Databases (available on-site).

Access Restrictions:

Light sensitive materials, must be viewed under low-level lighting.

Accession No(s):

964:0351:0001-0256, 0256b, 0257-0272, 0273a, 0274-0311; 964:0352:0001-0011; 964:0353:0001-0008; 964:0419:0001-0021; 964:0477:0001-0005, 0007-0011; 980:0037:0016

Acquisition Information:

Gernsheim Collection.

Location(s):

Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 01 (964:0351:0002-0004, 0006-0017)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 02 (964:0351:0018-0020, 0022-0032)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 03 (964:0351:0033-0046)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 04 (964:0351:0047-0055, 0057-0061)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 05 (964:0351:0062-0073, 0075-0076)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 06 (964:0351:0077-0089)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 07 (964:0351:0090-0104)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 08 (964:0351:0105-0111, 0113-0114, 0116-0120)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 09 (964:0351:0121-0123, 0125-0135)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 10 (964:0351:0136-0142, 0144-0148)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 11 (964:0351:0149-0152, 0154-0159)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 12 (964:0351:0162-0175)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 13 (964:0351:0176-0181, 0183-0191)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 14 (964:0351:0192-0197, 0199, 0201-0205)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 15 (964:0351:0206-0208, 0210-0214, 0216-0219)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 16 (964:0351:0220-0226, 0229-0230)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 17 (964:0351:0233-0242)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 18 (964:0351:0243-0252)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 19 (964:0351:0253-0265)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 20 (964:0351:0266-0272-0278, 0280)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 21 (964:0351:0282-0287, 0289-0295)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 22 (964:0351:0296-0307, 0309-0311)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 23 (964:0351:0001, 0005, 0021, 0112, 0115, 0124, 0160, 0182, 0209)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 24 (964:0351:0215, 0227, 0231-0232, 0256b, 0279, 0308)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 25 (964:0419;0003-0018; 964:0477:0001-0004, 0008, 0011; 980:0037:0016)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 26 (964:0352:0001-0011)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 27 (963:0353:0001-0008)
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Special permission required Fenton, R., Box 28 (964:0351:0056, 0074, 0143, 0153, 0161, 0198, 0200, 0228, 0281, 0288)
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F Box, Small (964:0477:0005, 0007, 0009-0010)
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Flat File (2 panorama keys)
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Macpherson, R., Box 5 (964:0419:0001-0002, 0019)
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Macpherson, R., Box 6 (964:0419:0020-0021)
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Additional Access:

GEH Database

See Also:

[The Lake Price Album] (964:0581:0013, 0025, 0029, 0060) f TR 655.11 P853 HRC-P

Photographs of drawings, etc. in the British Museum (964:0418:0001-0132) f TR 655.11 P264 HRC-P

6 prints in the Stereograph Collection 6G:FC:16:DR:04

The Photographic Album for the Year 1857 (964:0324:0014) f TR 1 P568 HRC-P

312 loose prints from the following three folios: Historical Portrait Gallery ; Photographs Taken in the Crimea ; and Incidents from Camp Life. 1855-56. (964:0351:0001-0311; 964:0351:0256b) 6G:LP:Fenton Boxes, Crimea

Photographic Views in Italy 1859, Hythe School of Musketry 1860 (964:0368:0061-0066) f TR 655.11 P677 HRC-P

Photographs. Art Union of London (964:0491:0002-0009) f TR 652 A887 P56 1859 HRC-P

Photographic Art Treasures; or Nature and Art Illustrated by Art and Nature (964:0519:0001-0004, 0008, 0010-0012, 0018) f TR 642 P468 HRC-P

11 prints from the folio The Photographical Panorama of the Plateau of Sebastopol (964:0352:0001-0011) 6G:LP:Fenton Boxes, Crimea

Photo Pictures, Selected from The Universal Series (964:0332:0012) f TR 652 F848 HRC-P

8 prints from the folio The Photographical Panorama of the plains of Balaklava and the valley of Inkermann (964:0353:0001-0008)


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