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In the Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Roger Fenton Photos
Fenton, Roger. "The Platoon Exercise, no. 3." Albumen print, ca. 1860. Purchase, Rizzuto Fund, 1974 March.
Call number: PH - Fenton (R.), no. 375 (B size)
Fenton, Roger. "The Platoon Exercise, no. 6." Albumen print, ca. 1860. Purchase, Rizzuto Fund, 1974 March.
Call number: PH - Fenton (R.), no. 376 (B size)
Fenton, Roger. The Works of Roger Fenton - Cathedrals. Reigate, Frith, [186-?].
Call number: NA5461.F4 (P&P Case Z)
21 albumen prints of cathedrals published by Francis Frith. Disbound and individually mounted, with a separate box of the original published "guard sheets with descriptive letterpress" formerly inserted before each plate.
Popular Graphic Arts prints relating to the Crimean War:
Day & Son. Sixteen lithographs including, "The Valley of the Shadow of Death," "Highland Brigade Camp," "Siege of Sevastopol," and "One of the Wards at Hospital at Scutari." W. Simpson, del. London: Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co., 1854-1856.
Call numbers: PGA - Day & Son - [various titles] (B size) All have color film transparency reproductions.
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg. "The Fall of Sebastopol - Capture of the Malakoff Tower." Lithograph.
Call number: PGA - Kellogg - Fall... (A size); Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-19365.
Brackenbury, George. The Campaign in the Crimea: An Historical Sketch. 2d series. illustrated by forty plates,
from drawings taken on the spot by William Simpson. 134 p. : plates. London : P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., and Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1856.
Call number: DK214 .B79 1856 (Case X)
In the General Collections, Library of Congress
Popular press accounts can be found in the Illustrated London News (AP4.I3) and the London Times (Newspaper - available on microfilm) for the years 1854-1856.
Related Collections Outside the Library of Congress
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George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film
An online collection of Fenton's photography, offering a selection of 136 images, covering all aspects of Fenton's work (91 represent the Crimean War), with accompanying checklist. The titles cited in the checklist are usually taken from the object mount and are often the titles as published by Agnew & Sons in 1855 or 1856.
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
University of Texas
The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRHRC) has a set of 312 prints published by Agnew & Sons, as well as two other sets (19 prints total) of Fenton's Crimea photographs. The photographs were given to the University of Texas by Helmut Gernsheim. The collection of 312 prints appears to represent those exhibited by the publisher in 1855 (issued as published sets between Nov. 1855 and March 1856). Three online collection level records describe the material; HRHRC also has an unpublished inventory of individual photographs, entitled, "Roger Fenton Inventory." The unpublished inventory states that "[t]hese 360 photographs, therefore, form the most complete and largest collection in existence; they were bought from the Fenton family in 1947 and are Roger Fenton's own set." The HRHRC list was "numbered by Gernsheim with some additions. Underlined titles are Fenton's, parenthesis enclosed titles are Gernsheim's." (Item numbers assigned by Gernsheim appear to be the published numbers.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, CA
The J. Paul Getty Museum has several Fenton Crimean War photographs. A review of a Getty exhibit of Fenton's "Oriental Suite" can be found at: http://artscenecal.com/ArticlesFile/Archive/Articles1996/Articles0796/RFenton.html
The Royal Photographic Society
The Royal Photographic Society has "780 albumen and salt prints, the largest collection in the world, by Roger Fenton, the Society's founder and first Secretary, including Moscow and Kiev (1852), the Crimean War (1855), the Royal family, landscape, architecture and still life (1860)." According to curator Pam Roberts, very few of the RPS's holdings are of the Crimean War.
The National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery is a good place to search for portraits of some of the sitters in Fenton's Crimean War photographs.