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Royal Navy Officers who served in the Crimean War
1855, June (taken) 1883 (copy)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of three men from the Royal Navy who served in the Crimean War. From left to right: Charles Brooks, John Starling and Edward Pengelly. They are gathered around a ship's anchor and a flagpole and all are wearing naval uniform including the Crimean Medal. There is a building and a pile of large metal chains behind. This photograph, printed by Jabez Hughes in 1883, is a carbon print pasted over the original photograph.
These naval officers were awarded the Crimean Medal by Queen Victoria on 18th May 1855 and were later photographed by T R Williams in Portsmouth.