'The British Fleet in Kiel Harbour', Germany, 24th June 1914.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Photograph by Arthur George Gill depicting various warships of the Royal Navy on a visit to Kiel Harbour, with a Zeppelin airship flying overhead. The warships are identified on the photograph as the battleships HMS 'Audacious', 'Ajax', 'Centurion', 'King George V', and in the foreground the light cruisers HMS 'Nottingham' and 'Birmingham'. The photograph was taken les than two months before the outbreak of the First World War.