Launch party for the SS Santa Florintina, Grangemouth

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1902
Description
View of the launch party which includes a Roman Catholic priest who appears to be blessing the ship. The man on the right is wearing a wing collar, the woman a fur stole and the child is in a sailor outfit. The two boys are wearing kilts.
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Department
Maker
Production date
1902
Subject notes
SS Santa Florintina was a steamer of 1553 tons built by the Grangemouth Dockyard Co and launched 1902. Launch parties usually comprised representatives of the ship owner, the shipbuilder and guests.
Accession number
P09407

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