"I'm with you, David, in terms of using original descriptions. Alternatives encourage some into reading more into the photograph than was actually intended (although Agnew wasn't slow in that respect - hence e.g. the 'Valley of…"
"Just to add that LOC has the same copy as what I describe as the second NAM photograph but uses the same title as the 1855 exhibition. The Harry Ransom Center TX holds the Gernsheim collection including a photograph which it describes in shortened…"
"My current research is focussed on another of Fenton's Crimea photographs. This is number 112* which was one of the additions to the exhibition in November 1855 and entitled "Colonel Doherty, Officers and Men of the 13th Light…"
Jun 15, 2021
David Doorne is now a member of British photographic history