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NH 88698 UMBRIA (Italian Protected Cruiser, 1891-circa 1914)

UMBRIA (Italian Protected Cruiser, 1891-circa 1914)
Title: UMBRIA (Italian Protected Cruiser, 1891-circa 1914)
Caption: Photographed at La Spezia by Conti-Vecchi of La Spezia on October 17, 1894, the day she departed on a 14-month cruise to East Asian waters during which she observed the Sino-Japanese War. Note the ship under construction on the open building way to the left; this may well be the Armored Cruiser CARLO ALBERTO, laid down at La Spezia in January 1893 and launched in September 1896.
Description:
Catalog #: NH 88698
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Photograph by Conti-Vecchi.
Original Date: Wed, Oct 17, 1894
After this Year: 1890
Before this Year: 1899
Original Medium: BW Photo
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