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General Bousquet's Quarters Looking Towards Mackenzie Farm / Roger Fenton

General Bousquet's Quarters Looking Towards Mackenzie Farm / Roger Fenton

Dates: 1855

Materials include one photograph of a campsite during the Crimean War with texts and a group of men gathered in the center. The photograph was taken by Roger Fenton. Materials dated 1855.

  • Extent: 1 photograph (0.01 linear ft.) : b&w ; 51 x 57 cm
  • Creator: Fenton, Roger, 1819-1869
  • Call Number: MSS 8630
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Technical Requirements
Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish materials from General Bousquet's Quarters Looking Towards Mackenzie Farm / Roger Fenton must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8630; General Bousquet's Quarters Looking Towards Mackenzie Farm / Roger Fenton; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8630, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were purchased from the Lee Gallery, Inc. by L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 2014.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; from Lee Gallery, Inc.; 2014.
Subject Terms
Politics, Government, and Law; Military; Crimean War, 1853-1856--Pictorical works; Fenton, Roger, 1819-1869
Genre / Form
Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8630
Finding Aid Title
Fenton (Roger) General Bousquet's Quarters Looking Towards Mackenzie Farm
Finding Aid Author
Anne Ashton
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-10-29 13:35:27 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Roger Fenton (1819-1869) was an early British photographer and one of the first war photographers.

Roger Fenton was born on 28 March 1819 in Bury, Lancashire, England. He graduated from the University of Oxford in 1840 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1841, he began attending University College and studying law, but he did not qualify as a solicitor until 1847. He married Grace Elizabeth Maynard in Yorkshire in 1843. In 1847, he began to study painting under Charles Lucy and he exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy in 1849, 1850, and 1851. He visited the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park in 1851 and became interested in photography. He traveled to France to learn the waxed paper calotype process and was exhibiting photographs by 1852. In 1854, he went to Crimea and took photographs to document the Crimean War. He died 8 August 1869 at his home in Potter’s Bar, Hertfordshire



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