Malta, 1850 (c)
Photograph taken by James Robertson showing part of the Grand Harbour in Valetta, 1850 (c).
James Robertson (1813-1888) was an early commercial photographer. Robertson entered into a partnership with his brother-in-law, the photographer Felice Beato (1832-1909) and they visited Malta in the 1850s on a number of expeditions. Robertson also worked in the Middle East and recorded images, with Beato, of the Crimean War (1854-1856).
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection