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Three Coldstream Guards -- Crimean Braves

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Three Coldstream Guards -- Crimean Braves

Three Coldstream Guards posing in uniform, with their weapons, in a photograph entitled Crimean Braves. The men are Joseph Numa, John Potter and James Deal. This is one of a series of photographs of soldiers taken for Queen Victoria in the summer of 1856, on the mens return to England from the Crimean War. The Queen wanted the photographs to be taken as soon as possible, before the men shaved off their beards or otherwise changed their warlike appearance

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1850s 1856 Bearskin Braves Coldstream Crimean Deal Guard Guards Numa Posing Potter Return Rifle Rifles Weapons


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Crimean Braves: A Triumph of Valor - Three Coldstream Guards, Joseph Numa, John Potter, and James Deal, proudly display their war-worn uniforms and weapons in this evocative photograph entitled "Crimean Braves," taken in the summer of 1856. The Three Coldstream Guards had recently returned to England from the Crimean War, and Queen Victoria, eager to preserve the memory of her brave soldiers, commissioned this series of photographs before they had a chance to shave off their beards or otherwise change their appearance. The men, dressed in their distinctive bearskin hats and red coats, each hold a rifle at the ready, their faces etched with the exhaustion and determination of battle. Their beards, grown during the long campaign, add to their rugged, warrior-like appearance. Joseph Numa, John Potter, and James Deal were among the many soldiers who answered the call to defend the British Empire during the Crimean War, which lasted from 1853 to 1856. The conflict arose from a dispute between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, and the involvement of European powers, including Britain, France, and Sardinia, led to a series of brutal battles. This photograph is a testament to the bravery and sacrifice of the soldiers who fought in the Crimean War, and serves as a reminder of the historical significance of the conflict. The image captures the essence of the 1850s, a time of change and upheaval, and the men's proud and determined expressions speak to the enduring spirit of the soldiers who served their country.

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