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[Life saving]

There was a large gathering at the Alexandra Palace on Saturday to witness the distribution of awards by the Duke of Teck to the competitors in the exhibition of means and appliances for the protection and preservation of human life. Gold medals were awarded to Messrs. Saxby and Farmer, Messrs. Sykes, Boyd, and Sons, Mr. T. Heron, the Berthon Boat Company, Messrs. Spong and Co., and Messrs. Smith and Co.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2257—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 5, 1882, p.139