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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.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|