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HMS Dreadnought Hoax Costumes
Virginia Woolf in Dreadnought Hoax
The Costumes in use

Origin

HMS Dreadnought Hoax

Type

Abyssinian Clothes

Effects

Darkens the skins and makes the user seen as member of the Abyssinian Royal Family

Downsides

The user will speak in gibberish

Activation

Wearing it

Collected by

LordHighSubtitute

Section

Bickerstaff-561RA

Aisle

233-3899

Shelf

32215-82230-476

Date of Collection

3.16.2013

[Source]


OriginEdit

In 1910, Horace de Vere Cole, Virginia Stephen(later Woolf) Adrian Stephen, Guy Ridley, Anthony Buxton and Duncan Grant. pulled prank which consists of an accomplice sending a telegram to HMS Dreadnought saying a group of Abysinnian Princes will come and visit. Cole went to Paddington station and arranged a special train to Weymouth near the place where the Ship is moored by saying he was "Herbert Chomondeley" of the UK Foreign Office. The "Princes" were welcomed by the Navy. The "Princes" Inspected the fleet and gave fake Military Honors to some of its officers. This event ridiculed the Navy after it was uncovered.

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