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The Steel Clad Ships Of England part 07

The Steel Clad Ships Of England part 07

Composer: Winn, William

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1861

Shelfmark: H.2776.(03)

Item number: Tract.(03)

Genre: Music

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This music sheet cover illustration shows a ship in full sail and a lifeboat bearing the name 'Warrior'. HMS Warrior, a very important ship transforming concepts of warfare, was the principle navy sailing boat the first ship to have steam power. Warrior was revolutionary as she could be driven by both steam and sail. HMS Warrior would have been immediately recognisable to Music Hall audiences who would have seen her as a symbol of their country's naval power.

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