Balaklava harbor in Crimean War

Balaklava harbor

Balaklava harbor

Here we present an intriguing photograph of View of Balaklava from the top of Guard's Hill. It was made between 1855 and 1865 by Fenton, Roger, 1819-1869.

The photograph illustrates View of Balaklava harbor with tent encampments in the foreground, ships in the harbor and, on a hill in the background, ruins of the old Genoese castle.

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Image ID# 5059717B

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