This museum quality salted paper photography by Roger Fenton, a master of 19th century British photography is up for bid on eBay.
According to the listing, this photograph is a fine and rich vintage salt print of an unidentified officer with a gun in a holster seated atop a horse. A war-strewn landscape in the background. A superb study in exceptional condition. The mount bears credit to Roger Fenton as photographer and T.A. Agnew and Colnaghi as publishers in Manchester and London, respectfully. It is dated April 5, 1856.
Roger Fenton From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Roger Fenton (20 March 1819 – 8 August 1869) was a pioneering British photographer, one of the first war photographers. Roger Fenton was born in Heywood, Lancashire. His grandfather was a wealthy cotton manufacturer and banker, his father a banker and Member of Parliament. Fenton was the fourth of seven children by his father's first marriage. His father had 10 more children by his second wife.