Shadows of War: Roger Fenton's Photographs of the Crimea, 1855

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In 1855, Roger Fenton (1819-69) traveled to the war-torn Crimea to capture scenes of the conflict and the soldiers involved. A pioneering photographer who helped establish photography as an art form, Fenton was also one of the first to document the brutality of war through this then-fledgling medium. Today, many of his images, like The Valley of the Shadow of Death, showing a dirt road scattered with cannonballs, are considered to be among most iconic photographs of war. Shadows of War draws on the extensive holding ...

Shadows of War: Roger Fenton's Photographs of the Crimea, 1855 2017, Royal Collection Trust

ISBN-13: 9781909741386

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