The King of Spain’s visit to the IW Gun Club at Ashey in 1910
This wonderful photograph is one of a number sent to us by Colin Caws in New Zealand and shows the King of Spain’s visit to the IW Gun Club at Ashey on 17 August 1910.
The photographs have been added to our growing archive and will be used in future exhibitions about Ryde and the surrounding area.
In this photograph are:
Back row: Mr G Mitchison; Mr Douglas Hall, MP; Major Gibson; Major Campbell; Capt Grimes and a visitor.
Middle row: Mr S R Carr; Mr P K Courage; Mr A E Latter; Prince Leopold of Battenburg; Capt R Alexander; Col Rhodes.
Front row: Mr V Corkran; Prince Maurice of Battenburg; Col Howard Brooke, MFH; Col J F C Hamilton; Mr Talbot Crosbie, RG
Front, seated: His Majesty the King of Spain.
Colin was Chairman, of the IW Gun Club, from 1969-1979 and then President from 1992 – 2007. and has a great interest in the Club. We are very grateful to Colin for sharing these images with us.
Note: click on the image to enlarge.
Related Website: Isle of Wight Gun Club
Website URL: http://www.isleofwightgunclub.co.uk/index.html