The Town of Balaclava, from the Crimean War series

Roger Fenton, English, 1819 - 1869

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1856

Salt print from wet collodian negative, with an original lithgraphed mount

Sheet: 10 13/16 × 14 1/8 in. (27.5 × 35.8 cm)

Mount: 16 1/2 × 22 9/16 in. (41.9 × 57.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

2013.15

Publisher

Thomas Agnew & Sons, Manchester | Colnaghi & Co, London

Geography

Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Printed, on mount, lower right: The Town of Balaklava; printed on mount, lower center: Photographed by R. Fenton. Manshester. Published by T. Argew & Sons. Jany. 1st. 1856. / London P. & D. Colnaghi [illeg.]: Paris. Moulin. 23. Rue Richer. New York, Williams [illeg.]; printed, on mount, lower left: Depose Stamped, on mount, lower center margin: [in rectangle] THE / NEWBERRY / LIBRARY / CHICAGO; inscribed, lower right corner, in graphite: 67.; inscribed, in graphite, lower left corner: 20

Course History

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection , Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

ARTH 48.08, The Photographic Medium, Allan Doyle, Winter 2019

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

ARTH 41.04, European Art 1850-1900, Allan Doyle, Spring 2019

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Provenance

The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois; Sotheby's, Photographs, New York, April 26, 1990; Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.

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