Launching Cradle of Japanese Battleship 'Shikishima'

Made:
1898-10-22 in Thames Ironworks
maker:
Edgar Tarry Adams

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'Launching Cradle Of Japanese Battleship 'Shikishima', 1898 A photograph of part of the launching cradle for the Japanese battleship 'Shikishima'
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A photograph entitled 'Launching Cradle of Japanese Battleship 'Shikishima'', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in October 1898. The photograph was taken at the Thames Ironworks in Blackwall, London.

A photograph entitled 'Launching Cradle of Japanese Battleship 'Shikishima'', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in October 1898.

The photograph was taken at the Thames Ironworks in Blackwall, London. The 'Shikishima' was launched in November 1898. The ship took part in many battles, including the blockade of Port Arthur during Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), before serving as a training ship until 1947 when she was broken up.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1997-5003/988
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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