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Papers on Shipping and Shipbuilding: Papers of Henry Bell Wortley

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9356

Scope and Contents

Printed papers, pamphlets and photographs mostly concerning ships and shipping, postcards from Wortley's world tour.


  • Creation: 1888-1920 (Circa)


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3 archive box(es) (3 boxes)

1 album(s) (1 album)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers in Add. 9356 were presented to the Library in October 1995 by his granddaughter, Miss Phoebe Wortley-Talbot.

Related Materials

For a readily-available history of Alfred Holt's business concerns see Francis E. Hyde, Blue Funnel, Liverpool, 1956

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Repository Details

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