Memorial to Captain Henry Langhorne Thompson, C. B.

Memorial to Captain Henry Langhorne Thompson, C. B.

c. 1856-57

Marble

The Crypt, St. Paul's Cathedral

London

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“During the Crimean War a Ottoman garrison led by British officers including General William Fenwick Williams kept the Russians at bay during a protracted siege; but after the garrison had been devastated by cholera and food supplies had failed, the town was surrendered to General Mouravieff in November 1855” (Wikipedia)

Photograph 2011 by George P. Landow

With thanks to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral