War and Battles

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Victorian illustration to download showing a stove invented by the chef Alexis Soyer (1810-58) for use by military barracks –…

Victorian illustration to download showing a French soldier on the battlefield comforting his dying friend.

Victorian illustration to download showing the siege at the Widow McCormack’s house during the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848. Police…

Victorian illustration to download showing the test firing of a 35-ton gun at Woolwich in 1871. The gun was nicknamed…

Victorian illustration to download showing the ceremonial presentation of new colours (flags) to a Scottish regiment. Kilted soldiers hold the…

Victorian illustration to download showing a troop of artillery soldiers on an army exercise. Horses draw a large cannon.

Victorian illustration to download showing an army artillery bugler sounding ‘boots and saddles’, the call for men to get themselves…

Victorian illustration to download showing men compressing hay and forage into bales to be loaded on board ship. They are…

Victorian illustration to download showing a contingent of Rifle Volunteers drilling before embarkation to the Crimea.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun battery at the siege of Sebastopol.

Victorian illustration to download showing the Officers’ Cemetery on Cathcart’s Hill, near Sebastopol, during the Crimean War.

Victorian illustration to download showing French troops within their fortification during the siege of Sebastopol in 1855.

Victorian illustration to download showing a gun battery at the siege of Sebastopol in 1855 – this is No 2…

Victorian illustration to download showing the chef Soyer’s kitchen at the hospital in Scutari in 1855.

the battle of Citate on 5 January 1854.

Victorian illustration to download showing a scene from the Crimean War. The Royal Horse Artillery disembark from a ship at…