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Gun drill of the Marine Society’s boys.

Gun drill of the Marine Society’s boys.
Gun drill of the Marine Society’s boys.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6365
Description: This illustration shows the boys of the 'Warspite' practicing their gun drill, in front of a party of interested spectators. There were regular displays by the cadets at prize-giving events, and such events were often reported in the newspapers of the day.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 29 June 1867
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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