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Welcome! 1850s Contemporary Illustrations
Mamelon Vert
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A Scottish painter named William Simpson drew this scene in 1855, of Crimean War soldiers inside the Mamelon Vert. It was taken by the French Zouaves (the fellows in the baggy trousers) on June 7, an important turning point in the war.

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