Album of 47 prints primarily British, French and Austrian ships in Malta 1913 and 1914. Ships include HMS INFLEXIBLE, HMS AUDACIOUS, HMS AJAX, HMS KING GEORGE V, HMS BOUDICA and the 2nd Battle Fleet, HMS INDEFATIGABLE, HMS LEVIATHAN, RMS NILE (P&O) in the Bay of Biscay, Austrian ships: SMS VIRIBUS UNITIS, SMS ZRINYI, SMS TEGETHOF (Austrian Flagship), French ships: COURBET, JEAN-BART, PARIS, VERITE, DANTON, SAINT-LOUIS.
The collection also includes British troops, horses, and goats, embarking and disembarking troopships in Malta, 1914, including territorials and Scottish Rifles, photographs of Gibraltar and photographs of Captain Christie and his family on a return trip to England from Malta on board RMS NILE.
Slate coloured album with 'Photographs' and a sunbeam embossed in gold on the bottom right corner of the front of the album. Grey/blue card pages, two black and white photographs per page. Handwritten annotations in blue and black ink and pencil written around the white edges of the mounts.