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Cruise of the Yacht St George, 1880s-92

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011P

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose modern prints measuring approximately 245 x 180 mm. This prints were copied from an album containing 53 prints compiled during the voyage. Included with the prints are xeroxes of the original explanatory captions. The R.Y.S. 'St George' was owned by Ernest James Wythes (1868-1949); the compiler and/or photographer has not been identified.


  • Creation: 1979

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer(s) unknown.


1 file(s) (7 images in 1 file)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The original album was lent to the Royal Commonwealth Society for copying by Mr and Mrs A.C.B. Unwin in 1979.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche number 15.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: Modern copies of photographs taken in 1880s-1892.



Includes index.
2003-07-29 12:07:20+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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