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Brief Description: 19th century view of soldiers outside to main entrance to Portsmouth Dockyard.
Subject Date: late 19th century
Owner: Portsmouth City Council Leisure Service (Historical Collections)
Contributor: Portsmouth City Council Leisure Service (Historical Collections)
Full Description: Copy photograph of a print. Portsmouth Dockyard was first established by King John in 1212. In 1495 the first dry dock in the world was constructed in the dockyard. The main (Victory) gate is the old entrance to the dockyard and the pillars on either side of it date back to 1711. The dockyard wall was completed in 1711 and is now a schedule monument. The Porters Lodge to the right of the gate was built in 1708 and is still the oldest surviving building the yard.
Place: The Hard, Portsmouth, Portsmouth City(UA), Hampshire
Subject: dockyard, The Hard, entrance, gate, soldier
Content Type: Photograph
Location: Portsmouth Central Library
Local Ref: 1735
Unique ID: hs-hl-hs3833-i-00-000.jpg

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