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Disembarkation of troops, Kertch
Disembarkation of troops, Kertch
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Disembarkation of troops, Kertch
"Disembarkation of the Expedition to Kertch at Kamish Bournou", with the blowing up of St Paul's Battery. Shows the allied troops arriving just south of Kertch Bay in the Crimea. Supplies, guns and ammunition are unloaded as more troops ships arrive. In the distance the fleet is engaged and smoke can be seen as the battery is destroyed.
Guildhall Art Gallery
Permanent Collection
Simpson, William (1823-1899)
Walker, E.
Colnaghi, P. & D. & Co.
Part of the Crimean War; the Kertch expeditions of 1855 resulted in the Russian forces withdrawing from the area and the allied fleet penetrating the Sea of Azov. Acquired: Presented / Source: Miss Helen Guiterman / Received: 1985