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
Reference number F246512
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series WAR OFFICE TOPICAL BUDGET
Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM
Production company War Office Topical Budget and Pictorial News
Related Link IWM 1213