Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Launch of HMS Royal Arthur at Portsmouth, 26 February 1891

Date

26th February 1891

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Description

The Queen launching HMS Royal Arthur. The Queen stands under a canopy; she had two electric buttons one to break the bottle of wine over the ship's bows, the other to begin the launch. Signed, also with monogram, and dated.

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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

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Location

Portsmouth Dockyard, Hampshire, England

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