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S.Y. Discovery build and launch DUNIH 2004.14

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S.Y. Discovery build and launch

Photograph album (minus binding) containing 77 annotated, black and white photographs of the construction, building, launch, trials of S.Y. Discovery including photographs of the crew in 1901. Compiler of this album unknown but obviously someone very closely connected to either the expedition or the construction. Mainly amateur photographs although does include some professional photographs, taken by Valentines of Dundee. One photograph from the launch is overlaid with a piece of ribbon tied around the bottle which Lady Markham used when she launched the ship on 21st March 1901.

Number: DUNIH 2004.14
Name: S.Y. Discovery build and launch
Date: 1901
Location: In Store