Bell of the 'Shannon', 1910
Scope and Contents
194 x 244 mm. Showing the bell of HMS 'Shannon', dated 1740 and set into the Bermuda dockyard wall. The bell celebrates the victory of the 'Shannon' over the USS 'Chesapeake' outside Boston during the War of 1812. 'Shannon' probably came to Bermuda to refit and left the bell as a trophy.
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair condition, some overall yellowing and a bend across the print.
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Visual Instruction Committee (Organization)
- From the Fonds: Fisher, Alfred Hugh, 1867 -1945 (artist and photographer) (Person)