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James Robertson 
Interior of the Malakoff Fortress 
Salt print 
Pennsylvania State University Library 
Special Collections Library, Henisch Collection 
Interior of the Malakoff, one of the main defenses of Sebastopol, after its capture by the French on 8 Sept. 1855. One of the best-known photographs by James Robertson,this was used as the source of many engravings, exhibited in London, and reviewed in the Illustrated London News. The capture of the Malakoff fort marked the climax of the Crimean War, although the Peace Treaty was not signed until the end of March 1856. 

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