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Slide set: [H.M.S. Dreadnought visiting Ilfracombe] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, at least 6 slides, in/after 1906)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
H.M.S. Dreadnought
Slide 2
Visitors Embarking
Slide 3
Steaming to the Ship
Slide 4
Admiral Receiving Visitors
Slide 5
The 12tn Guns
Slide 6
The Quick Firing Guns
Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1906)

This set, which is probably complete at six slides, shows a visit by the British battleship H.M.S. Dreadnought (commissioned 1906) to a coastal town, presumed to be Ilfracombe because the slides are in Ilfracombe museum and some details of the image backgrounds appear to match features of Ilfracombe harbour.

The slides appear to be commercially (or at least professionally) made, with subtle accurate colouring and printed title labels. They could be the work of a professional photographer local to Ilfracombe.

Lucerna ID  3009772

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 October 2018

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