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Slide set: The British Navy: chapter I -- ships and guns (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1901)

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Slide 1
The Battle of Trafalgar
Slide 2
Death of Nelson
Slide 3
The Fleet at Spithead, 1853
Slide 4
A Modern Battleship -- H.M.S. Jupiter
Slide 5
After Barbette -- H.M.S. Revenge
Slide 6
Working a 3-pounder -- H.M.S. Blake
Slide 7
The Diver -- H.M.S. Blake
Slide 8
Getting Electric Light ready -- H.M.S. Edinburgh
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‘The British Navy: ships and guns’ in Lantern lecture readings 5

‘The British Navy: chapter I – ships and guns’ (London: W. Butcher & Sons, 1901)

Related slide sets

see also The British Navy (lecture: Watson & Sons, 16 slides, in/before 1901)

continued by The British Navy: chapter II -- the handy man (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1901)

People involved in slide production

WEST, Benjamin, R.A.  (1738-1820) – creator of source image(s), slide 2

People appearing in slides

NELSON, Admiral Lord Horatio  (1758-1805) – slide 2


1 slide known to exist in private collection

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000122

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 October 2015

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