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Bicentenary of the Birth of Admiral Preedy

Start Date 2017
End Date 2017
Venue Fairlynch Museum
Location Devon, UK
Exhibition display of dressed mannequins

In 2017 Fairlynch marked the bicentenary of the birth of Admiral Preedy, who retired to Budleigh Salterton after famously commanding the ship that laid the first transatlantic telegraph line. Our Victorian ladies are pictured receiving a telegram.

Image © Fairlynch Museum.