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Woolwich Arsenal: Moulding the powder pellets.

Woolwich Arsenal: Moulding the powder pellets.
Woolwich Arsenal: Moulding the powder pellets.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PZ0745
Description: Developed from the Royal Laboratory, Carriage Department and Powder House, the Arsenal dates from Tudor times and is the oldest establishment of its kind in Britain. For generations it was a centre for the manufacture and testing of arms. The main goverment foundry was moved there from Moorfields in 1715-17.
Creator: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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