WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET. HIS MAJESTY VISITING NEW ZEALAND’S GIFT TO THE EMPIRE

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An inspection by King George V of HMS New Zealand, at Portsmouth, 1913.

The King inspects the ship's company drawn up on deck. With him are various naval and civilian dignitaries, including Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty (seen briefly), Sir Joseph Ward and Thomas Mackenzie. The party comes down the ship's gangplank and the sailors file away. The King takes his place with the ship's officers for a group photograph. Two of the sailors pose astride the barrel of a ship's gun. Other sailors cheer the camera.

Catalogue entry adapted from Imperial War Museum: http://film.iwmcollections.org.uk/record/index/202

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Year 1913

Reference number F246512

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series WAR OFFICE TOPICAL BUDGET

Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM

Genre Newsreel

Production company War Office Topical Budget and Pictorial News

Related Link IWM 1213

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