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Robert Howlett (1831-58)

The Shell Factory, Woolwich Arsenal 1856

Salted paper print | 19.2 x 26.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2932736

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Photograph of the shell factory in Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, sometimes referred to as Woolwich Arsenal. The factory features in the background. Cannons located in the middle ground, largely facing towards the left. The foreground is dominated by cannon balls piled in pyramid formations.
  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

  • 19.2 x 26.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Greenwich [London]
                  • Woolwich [London]
                    • Woolwich Arsenal [London]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Factories
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Ammunition
              • Cannon-balls
            • Cannons (weapons)