Master Mariner Exton Swaffield on the Irex 1889

Master Mariner Exton Swaffield on the Irex 1889

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Image Description

Location Isle of Wight
Town Island wide
Technique/ material photograph
Original size (mm) 85 x 132
Artist/maker unknown
Date circa 1889
Description A photograph on paper of Master Mariner Exton Swaffield on the Irex in 1889.The Irex ran aground on 25 January 1890 in Scratchell's Bay near to the Needles on the Isle of Wight.
Ref number NETCC:2000.23
Credit © Carisbrooke Castle Museum