Crimean War: Royal Horse Artillery land in the Bosphorus

#Picture Number HS156

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Victorian illustration to download showing a scene from the Crimean War. The Royal Horse Artillery disembark from a ship at a quayside in the Bosphorus. An officer watches as his men drag gun carriages down a gangplank and line them up on the quay. In the background a horse dangles in mid-air as it is lowered from the ship by a pulley. This was the first landing of the Horse Artillery, and took place on 3 May 1854.