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Slide set: The loss of H.M.S. 'Victoria' (recitation: York & Son, 10 slides, 1893)

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Slide 1
A Double Line of Battleships
Slide 2
Her Ram Struck the Victoria
Slide 3
But now the Water Rushing in
Slide 4
Now came the Order 'Save yourselves'
Slide 5
But on the Bridge the Admiral resolved to stay
Slide 6
He Rushed on Deck and Outward Sprung
Slide 7
Soon the Victoria disappeared
Slide 8
We Wonder now that any Came
Slide 9
They never have a Grave on England's Shore
Slide 10
Go tell the Slanderer to his Face
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 611)

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1788)

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 162)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 607)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

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Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

W.A. Eaton, The loss of H.M.S. 'Victoria' (London: W.A. Eaton, G.H. Graham, M. Southwell, John Ward and Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1893)

People appearing in slides

TRYON, Vice-Admiral George  (1832-1893) – slide 5

The ship was lost in an accidental collision in the Mediterranean on 22 June 1893; Eaton's accompanying verse reads very much as though written from newspaper accounts.

10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000924

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 March 2024

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