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Royal Navy cameramen, 1938.

Saidman, Reuben

Royal Navy cameramen, 1938.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


A photograph of trainees at the Royal Naval School of Photography, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 16 February, 1938. The school, situated at HMs Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth, ran courses on photography and film. The sailors here are being taught to operate a Vinten film camera. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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© Daily Herald Archive / National Science & Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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