Tuesday 8 June 2010

11th Hussars

One of Fenton's most famous pictures from the Crimea taken in 1855. More info on the regiment here

Cornet Henry John Wilkin, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on a horse, a bell tent in the background.

See reenactors of the 11th Hussars here

1 comment:

  1. Ralph,

    Have you tried the Life Magazine picture site? I just found many 100 prints on-line from the mid 1800s of military subjects. There are copies in various sizes, some watermarked with "LIFE" at the corner.


    Try various search words. Some are from period newspapers.

    Nice one of a Cantiniere fighting off a Cossack..