Launching the Lifeboat

#Picture Number SH49

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Dramatic Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the launching of a lifeboat, an open rowing boat, into the rough stormy sea. Men and women watch from the jetty, and the horses that pulled the boat down the beach wade back. In the background a ship sends up a distress rocket.