On this special guided tour, uniform curator Mel Price will reveal some of the stories and uniforms of soldiers who served in the Crimean War (1854-56).
Highlights include the iconic redcoat of an infantry officer, a jacket worn during the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade, and the intricate helmet of one of the dragoon guards who served in the Heavy Brigade.
The tour will last approximately one hour.
Mel Price is a curator of equipment and uniform at the National Army Museum. Her main interests are in the history of uniform and accoutrements, textiles and the Irish soldier. She is currently researching the Irish soldier in the Victorian army.