Crimean War: military camp in the snow

#Picture Number HS143

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an artillery camp in the snow at the siege of Sebastopol during the Crimean War, 1855. Soldiers and mules shiver in the cold. in the foreground is a gun carriage. The bad weather in the winter of 1854-55 broke the supply lines to Sebastopol, and soldiers, horses and mules nearly starved.