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Crimean War Collection

"The Crimean War: A Glimpse into the Valley of Death and Heroism" In the annals of history

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava, 25 October in 1854 (colour litho)

Charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava, 25 October in 1854 (colour litho)
BAL6311 Charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava, 25 October in 1854 (colour litho) by Woodville, Richard Caton II (1856-1927) (after); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Thin Red Line, published 1883 (colour litho)

The Thin Red Line, published 1883 (colour litho)
NAM280805 The Thin Red Line, published 1883 (colour litho) by Gibb, Robert (1845-1932); National Army Museum, London; (add.info)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. The Thin Red Line at Balaclava, 1854, (1939)

The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. The Thin Red Line at Balaclava, 1854, (1939). The Thin Red Line was a military action by the British Sutherland Highlanders 93rd (Highland)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: CRIMEAN WAR: LIGHT BRIGADE. The Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 25 October 1854

CRIMEAN WAR: LIGHT BRIGADE. The Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 25 October 1854. Wood engraving from a 19th century edition of Lord Alfred Tennysons poem, Charge of the Light Brigade

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Charge of the British Light Cavalry Brigade

The Charge of the British Light Cavalry Brigade
CRIMEAN WAR. The Charge of the British Light Cavalry Brigade at Balaclava, Crimea, Oct. 25, 1854: English engraving, 1855

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Piper David Muir, 42nd Highlanders (Black Watch) (b / w photo)

Piper David Muir, 42nd Highlanders (Black Watch) (b / w photo)
NAM261004 Piper David Muir, 42nd Highlanders (Black Watch) (b/w photo) by Cundall, Joseph (1818-95) & Howlett, Robert (1831-58); National Army Museum

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1895 (photogravure)

The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1895 (photogravure)
NAM280972 The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1895 (photogravure) by Woodville, Richard Caton (1825-55) (after); National Army Museum

Background imageCrimean War Collection: CRIMEAN WAR: VALLEY OF DEATH. The Valley of the Shadow of Death

CRIMEAN WAR: VALLEY OF DEATH. The Valley of the Shadow of Death. A dirt road scattered with cannonballs following the Battle of Balaklava; the image was contemporarily associated with the Charge of

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Black and white illustration of Florence Nightingale walking with lamp near beds of injured Soldiers

Black and white illustration of Florence Nightingale walking with lamp near beds of injured Soldiers

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Charge of the Light Brigade, 25th October 1854 (oil on canvas)

Charge of the Light Brigade, 25th October 1854 (oil on canvas)
BAL311974 Charge of the Light Brigade, 25th October 1854 (oil on canvas) by Kaiser, Friedrich (1815-90); Private Collection; (add.info.: Brilliant charge of the Scots Greys; ); German

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) illustration from World Noted Women by

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) illustration from World Noted Women by
KW259804 Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) illustration from World Noted Women by Mary Cowden Clarke, 1858 (engraving) by Staal

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Crimean War, 1855: Map of the theater of war in the East. Engraving

The Crimean War, 1855: Map of the theater of war in the East. Engraving

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava, 1854. Artist: Hayes

The Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava, 1854. Artist: Hayes
The Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava, 1854. From a private collection

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Black Watch. Forward the 42nd! at the Alma, 1854, (1939)

The Black Watch. Forward the 42nd! at the Alma, 1854, (1939). The Battle of the Alma (20 September 1854), which is usually considered the first battle of the Crimean War

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Charge of the Light Brigade

Charge of the Light Brigade
Clouds billow, cannons roar, horses hooves thunder and men are asked to give their all in hand to hand combat of the battle field

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Works of Mercy: Therapia Hospital, January 1 1855, engraving J. A. Vinter, pub

Works of Mercy: Therapia Hospital, January 1 1855, engraving J. A. Vinter, pub
FNM325762 Works of Mercy: Therapia Hospital, January 1 1855, engraving J.A. Vinter, pub. Rudolph Ackermann, 19 February 1855 (colour litho) by Barraud

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Siege of Sevastopol, 1854 (19th century print)

The Siege of Sevastopol, 1854 (19th century print)
LRI4648936 The Siege of Sevastopol, 1854 (19th century print) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Crimee War (1853-1856)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Charge of the Light Cavalry Brigade, 25th October 1854

Charge of the Light Cavalry Brigade, 25th October 1854
XND75991 Charge of the Light Cavalry Brigade, 25th October 1854, engraved by E. Walker, pub. by Colnaghi & Co, 1855 (litho) (see 121088 for detail) by Simpson

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Bellerophon Doves, Sailors Encampment before Sebastopol

Bellerophon Doves, Sailors Encampment before Sebastopol
RNM286329 Bellerophon Doves, Sailors Encampment before Sebastopol, published in 1854 (colour litho) by English School, (19th century); National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Rear-Admiral Plumridge, Baltic Fleet (engraving)

Rear-Admiral Plumridge, Baltic Fleet (engraving)
1607708 Rear-Admiral Plumridge, Baltic Fleet (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Rear-Admiral Plumridge, Baltic Fleet)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Noble, Dawson and Harper, 72nd (Duke of Albanys Own Highlanders

Noble, Dawson and Harper, 72nd (Duke of Albanys Own Highlanders
NAM261003 Noble, Dawson and Harper, 72nd (Duke of Albanys Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot (b/w photo) by Cundall, Joseph (1818-95) & Howlett, Robert (1831-58); National Army Museum

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Reconnaissance by the 12th Lancers in the Neighbourhood of Eupatoria (engraving)

Reconnaissance by the 12th Lancers in the Neighbourhood of Eupatoria (engraving)
2785610 Reconnaissance by the 12th Lancers in the Neighbourhood of Eupatoria (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Valley of the Shadow of Death, Crimea, 1855 (salt print)

Valley of the Shadow of Death, Crimea, 1855 (salt print)
710910 Valley of the Shadow of Death, Crimea, 1855 (salt print) by Fenton, Roger (1819-69); 27.4x34.9 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Brilliant Cavalry Action at the Battle of Balaclava, October 25th 1854

The Brilliant Cavalry Action at the Battle of Balaclava, October 25th 1854
NAM261018 The Brilliant Cavalry Action at the Battle of Balaclava, October 25th 1854, engraved by Edmund Walker, published 1854 (tinted litho) by Martens

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Transport Fleet embarking the Troops, at Varna (engraving)

The Transport Fleet embarking the Troops, at Varna (engraving)
1607773 The Transport Fleet embarking the Troops, at Varna (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Transport Fleet embarking the Troops, at Varna)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Siege of Silistria, (1854), 1890. Creator: Unknown

The Siege of Silistria, (1854), 1890. Creator: Unknown
The Siege of Silistria, 1854, (1890). The Siege of Silistra took place during the Crimean War when Russian forces besieged the Ottoman fortress of Silistra

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Admiral Nakhimov at Sevastopol Bastion

Admiral Nakhimov at Sevastopol Bastion. Found in the Collection of State Museum of the Defence of Sevastopol 1854-1855, Sevastopol

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The late General Sir George Brown, G.C.B. 1865. Creator: Unknown

The late General Sir George Brown, G.C.B. 1865. Creator: Unknown
The late General Sir George Brown, G.C.B. 1865. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. L. Werner. During nearly the last sixty years, almost to the time of his death, the late General served in the Army

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Cannon Yard at Eton College, July 1928

Cannon Yard at Eton College, July 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Cannon Yard at Eton College, July 1928. The cannon was captured during the Crimean War at Sevastopol in 1855

Background imageCrimean War Collection: The Crimean War, 1854-56, The Bombardment of Sveaborg by the Baltic Fleet, (1901)

The Crimean War, 1854-56, The Bombardment of Sveaborg by the Baltic Fleet, (1901). Episode of the Crimean War (1853-1856)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Cartoon depicting a Navvy in heavy marching order: Railway navvies were sent out to the Crimea to

Cartoon depicting a Navvy in heavy marching order: Railway navvies were sent out to the Crimea to build a railway
5308762 Cartoon depicting a Navvy in heavy marching order: Railway navvies were sent out to the Crimea to build a railway and to help with digging trenches, during the Crimean War

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Charge of the heavy brigade (engraving)

Charge of the heavy brigade (engraving)
8636192 Charge of the heavy brigade (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Charge of the heavy brigade)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Canteen in a basement of Sevastopol, during the Crimean War, 19th century (Epinal print)

Canteen in a basement of Sevastopol, during the Crimean War, 19th century (Epinal print)
THT4305425 Canteen in a basement of Sevastopol, during the Crimean War, 19th century (Epinal print); (add.info.: Canteen located in a basement of the city of Sevastopol in Ukraine during the Crimean)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Wagon carrying equipment for laying telegraph wires, 1854

Wagon carrying equipment for laying telegraph wires, 1854
3479475 Wagon carrying equipment for laying telegraph wires, 1854; (add.info.: Wagon carrying equipment for laying telegraph wires; Crimean war, 1854.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Scene from the Battle of Inkerman

Scene from the Battle of Inkerman
3077630 Scene from the Battle of Inkerman; (add.info.: Scene from the Battle of Inkerman, fought during the Crimean War, between the allied armies of Britain)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Officer of Royal Irish Fusiliers, Crimean War

Officer of Royal Irish Fusiliers, Crimean War
673436 Officer of Royal Irish Fusiliers, Crimean War; (add.info.: Officer of Royal Irish Fusiliers during world War One); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Officer of Grenadier Guards during Crimean War

Officer of Grenadier Guards during Crimean War
673434 Officer of Grenadier Guards during Crimean War; (add.info.: Officer of Grenadier Guards during world War One); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Cartoon depicting Queen Victoria of Great Britain comforting widows and orphans, 1854

Cartoon depicting Queen Victoria of Great Britain comforting widows and orphans, 1854
1581160 Cartoon depicting Queen Victoria of Great Britain comforting widows and orphans, 1854; (add.info.: Cartoon depicting Queen Victoria of Great Britain comforting widows)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: 2nd Battalion, Middlesex regiment, British Army in Crimea, 1854

2nd Battalion, Middlesex regiment, British Army in Crimea, 1854
1581501 2nd Battalion, Middlesex regiment, British Army in Crimea, 1854; (add.info.: 2nd Battalion, Middlesex regiment, British Army, in Crimea during the Crimean war)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: General Sir henry Jones, 1855

General Sir henry Jones, 1855
1581434 General Sir henry Jones, 1855; (add.info.: General Sir henry Jones watches the Battle of the Great Redan during the Crimean War)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Sir Henry William Barnard, 1854

Sir Henry William Barnard, 1854
1581429 Sir Henry William Barnard, 1854; (add.info.: Sir Henry William Barnard (1799 - 5 July 1857) was an officer of the British Army

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Crimee War (1853-1856): French soldiers hoisted the tricolour flag over the main fortress of

Crimee War (1853-1856): French soldiers hoisted the tricolour flag over the main fortress of Sebastopol after
DUV4205479 Crimee War (1853-1856): French soldiers hoisted the tricolour flag over the main fortress of Sebastopol after the victory of the Battle of Malakoff on September 8, 1855

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Lord John Russell

Lord John Russell
3585554 Lord John Russell; (add.info.: Lord John Russell, 1792-1878. On the defeat of Robert Peel in 1846, Russell became Prime Minister in his place)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Lord John Russell, 1850

Lord John Russell, 1850
3585534 Lord John Russell, 1850; (add.info.: John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, (1792 - 1878), known as Lord John Russell before 1861

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Lace bordered portrait of Florence Nightingale, (1820 - 1910)

Lace bordered portrait of Florence Nightingale, (1820 - 1910) an English social reformer and statistician
5617035 Lace bordered portrait of Florence Nightingale, (1820 - 1910) an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.; (add.info)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Kara Fatima Khanum arrives in Constantinople

Kara Fatima Khanum arrives in Constantinople
7301569 Kara Fatima Khanum arrives in Constantinople; Private Collection; (add.info.: Kara Fatima Khanum arrives in Constantinople with a large retinue of mounted warriors of her tribe)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Portrait of British philanthropist Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)

Portrait of British philanthropist Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), pioneer of the nursing profession who participated
NWI4947824 Portrait of British philanthropist Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), pioneer of the nursing profession who participated in the Crimee War.; (add.info)

Background imageCrimean War Collection: Tinted lithograph of the French depot and landing place, Cherson-Cossack Bay

Tinted lithograph of the French depot and landing place, Cherson-Cossack Bay
3077631 Tinted lithograph of the French depot and landing place, Cherson-Cossack Bay; (add.info.: Tinted lithograph of the French depot and landing place, Cherson-Cossack Bay)



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"The Crimean War: A Glimpse into the Valley of Death and Heroism" In the annals of history, one event stands out as a symbol of bravery and tragedy – the Charge of the Light Brigade. On that fateful day, 25th October 1854, amidst the chaos and carnage of war, a group of British cavalrymen rode valiantly towards their destiny at Balaclava. The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders formed The Thin Red Line, an unwavering defense against enemy forces. Their resolute stance became legendary in this battle-scarred landscape. In Lord Alfred Tennyson's poem "Charge of the Light Brigade, " he immortalized their heroism for generations to come. As wood engravings from a bygone era depict, it was indeed a sight to behold – The Charge of the British Light Cavalry Brigade thundering across Balaklava. With courage in their hearts and swords raised high, they charged headlong into danger without hesitation or fear. The Valley of Death loomed before them like an abyss filled with uncertainty. Yet these brave soldiers pressed on relentlessly through its treacherous terrain. It was here that Florence Nightingale emerged as a beacon of hope amidst despair; her lamp guiding injured soldiers towards salvation. Maps from 1855 reveal the vast theater where this conflict unfolded – Crimea became synonymous with bloodshed and sacrifice. Artists like Hayes captured poignant moments such as The Charge during Battle at Balaclava - horses galloping fiercely while bullets whizzed past them. Amongst all this chaos stood The Black Watch - Forward. The 42nd. They fought gallantly at Alma, etching their name in history alongside other heroes who faced death with unwavering resolve. The Crimean War left an indelible mark on humanity's collective memory - tales abound about valor displayed under impossible circumstances.