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Lifeboat in the livery of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in heavy seas returning from a rescue mission. Founded in 1824 by William Hillary (1771-1847) as the National Institution for the preservation of life from shipwreck' the organisation is still responsible for the lifeboat service round the British coast and raises its funds by voluntary contributions. Kronheim chromolithograph published London, 1864.

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Lifeboat in the livery of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in heavy seas returning from a rescue mission. Founded in 1824 by William Hillary (1771-1847) as the National Institution for the preservation of life from shipwreck' the organisation is still responsible for the lifeboat service round the British coast and raises its funds by voluntary contributions. Kronheim chromolithograph published London, 1864.