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Lieut. Col. Hallewell, His Day's Work Over
  • Roger Fenton
    born: Heywood, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Lieut. Col. Hallewell, His Day's Work Over, 1855–1856
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • salted paper print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18.1 x 16.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 6 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0107

Image of two men at the end of a days work. Bearded man at BR (Lt. Col. Hallewell) wears a white shirt, dark pants, and boots. He is seated with right arm held out holding a cup in hand. Man at CL wears a hat and is leaning towards seated man and pouring him a drink. Surrounding the man is a collection of dishes, pans, and other possessions. To the right of the man there is a sword. There are tents set up in the background.