Punch, 42 (1862), .
The 'British Tar' of the Future
Military Technology, War, Steamships
Responding to the government's recent decision to replace the Royal Navy's wooden ships with ironclads, this illustration shows an inner deck of a wooden frigate in which all the sailors are wearing suits of armour.
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