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The Princess of Wales launching the new ironclad ship 'Alexandra', 1875. Artist: Unknown.

The Princess of Wales launching the new ironclad ship 'Alexandra', 1875. Artist: Unknown.

2-692-928 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Princess of Wales launching the new ironclad ship 'Alexandra', 1875. Launch of HMS Alexandra, a central battery ironclad of the Victorian Royal Navy at Chatham Dockyard, , the first British ironclad to be launched by a member of the royal family. It had been intended to call the ship HMS Superb, but the name was changed at her launching, which was undertaken by the Princess of Wales, later Queen Alexandra. From the Illustrated London News, 17 April 1875.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580033127
  1. 2-692-928
  1. 2692928
  1. 1M

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4950x3311
File Size : 16006kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. Queen Alexandra: Danish: Queen
  2. King Edward VII: British: King
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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