Major Gen.l Sir George Buller, K.C.B.

Roger Fenton1855, printed 1856

George Eastman Museum

George Eastman Museum
Rochester, United States

Originally a barrister, Roger Fenton studied art with Gustave LeGray at the studio of Paul Delaroche in Paris. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1849-1851. His book --Photographs of the Crimean War, 1855-1856--consisted of tipped salt prints and was published by Thomas Agnew of Manchester. Fenton was also known for his still life and composition stereographs. In 1853, Fenton was a cofounder of the Photographic Society of London. He was also a member of the Bar and the Stock Exchange.


  • Title: Major Gen.l Sir George Buller, K.C.B.
  • Creator: Roger Fenton
  • Date Created: 1855, printed 1856
  • Location Created: Crimea
  • Physical Dimensions: w16.2 x h16.4 cm (Image)
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Public Domain, George Eastman House Collections
  • Medium: salted paper print
  • Materials Extent: complete
  • Inscriptions: recto (printed on mount below image): Major Gen.l Sir George Buller, K.C.B. depose No. 87 Photographed by R. Fenton. Manchester, T. Agnew & Sons, March 25, 1856. London, P&D Colnaghi & Co. Paris, Moulin, 23 Rue Richer. New York, Williams & Co. verso (rubberstamp): Eastman Historical Photographic Collection
  • Credit line: Museum Purchase; ex-collection of Alden Scott Boyer
  • Credit Line Source: George Eastman House
  • Credit Line Extent: complete

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