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The Charge of the British Light Cavalry Brigade at Balaclava, Crimea

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The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1883 (engraving) Featured Balaclava, Crimea Image

The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1883 (engraving)

KW417912 The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1883 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: illustration from The Age We Live In: A History of the Nineteenth Century, depicting Lord Cardigan's cavalry reaching the Russian guns during the Battle of Balaclava, Crimea, 25th October 1854;); Ken Welsh; English, out of copyright

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The Crimean War, 1854-56: The Battle of Balaclava: The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1854, (1901) Featured Balaclava, Crimea Image

The Crimean War, 1854-56: The Battle of Balaclava: The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1854, (1901)

The Crimean War, 1854-56: The Battle of Balaclava: The Charge of the Light Brigade, October 25, 1854, (1901). Disastrous British cavalry charge, immortalised in Tennyson's poem, in which the Light Brigade suffered 40% casualties as they advanced straight into Russian cannon fire. From "The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901: The Life and Accession of King Edward VII. and the Life of Queen Alexandra". [London, 1901]

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Florence Nightingale visiting the hut hospitals at Balaclava, 1855 Featured Balaclava, Crimea Image

Florence Nightingale visiting the hut hospitals at Balaclava, 1855

Florence Nightingale visiting the hut hospitals at Balaclava, 1855. In 1854, during the Crimean War (1853-1856), Sidney Herbert, Secretary of State for War, appointed the English nurse Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), a family friend, to introduce female nurses into the British military hospitals in the Crimea. Until the end of the war she worked tirelessly to improve conditions. A print from The Illustrated London News, (23 June 1855)

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