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H.M.S Victoria

This is a Glass Slide of the H.M.S Victoria in Dock. The H.M.S Victoria was an iconic Battleship named in honour of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1888.

The slide is from the late 19th century. It was taken by the Tynemouth Photographer M. Auty.

The slide would have been viewed through a Magic Lantern, an early type of image projector.


This image is part of the Tyne & Wear archives & museums set South Shields Art Gallery Social History collection.


(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email

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Taken on May 30, 2012