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Slide set: [Photographs of warships] (miscellaneous: G. West & Son, at least 17 slides, 1890-1910)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
H.M.S. Ajax
Slide 4
Slide 63
Slide 143
Slide 163
Gun Boat Firing
Slide 164
Working a Gatling Gun
Slide 175
A long and a strong pull
Slide 190
George IV Yacht
Slide 212
Slide 220
Sons of Neptune
Slide 254
Firing Whitehead Torpedo
Slide 274
Requin -- French Navy
Slide 340[?]
Royal Sovereign
Slide 349
Royal Sovereign
Slide 35[...]
Royal Sovereign -- upper deck
Slide 351
Royal Sovereign
Royal Sovereign -- 6lb quick firing Gun
Slide 355
Royal Sovereign -- 6lb quick firing Gun
Slide 361
Royal Sovereign -- 100lb 6in. quick firing Gun
Slide 363
Royal Sovereign
Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1890, latest possible 1910)

These are a few known examples of a very extensive list of similar photos of warships. They were not sold as a single integral set, but as a list from which purchasers could make a selection.


8 slides in Chetham's Library, Manchester

8 slides known to exist in private collection

3 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide in Royal Albert Memorial Museum Collection

Lucerna ID  3008083

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 September 2018

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