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Nelson's Column

Nelson's Column (1914-1918)

Nelson's Column silhouetted against the sky.

173 MEN AND 1 WOMAN

173 Men And 1 Woman (1930)

Top open water swimming race in Toronto harbour - won by 19 year old.

H.M.S. NELSON VISITS SOUTH AFRICA

HMS Nelson Visits South Africa (1941)

H.M.S. Nelson docks at a South African port.

H.M.S. NELSON AT SOUTHEND

HMS Nelson At Southend (1945)

H.M.S. Nelson moored off Southend, Essex.

NELSON'S CUBS

Nelson's Cubs (1925)

Nelson's cubs pay tribute on Trafalgar Day.

HOME FLEET EXERCISES

Home Fleet Exercises (1946)

Good footage of war ships during Home Fleet exercises.

WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER'S WEDDING

Winthrop Rockefeller's Wedding (1948)

Marriage of Winthrop Rockefeller to Barbara Sears.

NELSON'S COLUMN DAMAGED

Nelson's Column Damaged (1920-1929)

Footage of Nelson's Column after being damaged by bomb.

OXFORD V CAMBRIDGE

Oxford V Cambridge (1934)

Cambridge beat Oxford in athletic at Fenner's.

THROUGH THE MIST

Through The Mist (1935)

The Home fleet leaves in the mist for a Spring cruise. Location of events...

TRAFALGAR DAY

Trafalgar Day (1926)

Celebrations of 121 anniversary of Trafalgar Day in Liverpool and Devonport.

WORLD'S MOST POPULAR BATTLESHIP

World's Most Popular Battleship (1927)

H.M.S. Nelson puts out to sea for the first time.

NAVY'S AT HOME

Navy's At Home (1927)

Holiday makers flock to visit the battleships at Portsmouth.

TRAFALGAR DAY IN LIVERPOOL

Trafalgar Day In Liverpool (1928)

Naval cadets are inspected on Trafalgar Day in Liverpool.

NEW FIGUREHEAD FOR TS CONWAY

New Figurehead For Ts Conway (1938)

Sculptor Carter Preston works on a new figurehead of Nelson for...

TRAFALGAR DAY

Trafalgar Day (1923)

Crowds gather at Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square to pay tribute on Trafalgar...

TRAFALGAR DAY - TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Trafalgar Day - Trafalgar Square (1938)

Floral tributes are laid on Nelson's Column to commemorate...

LONDON originally part of HEADLINES IN CELLULOID Beware - other items share this...

London Originally Part Of Headlines In Celluloid Beware - Other Items Share This... (1946)

Steeplejack...

TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF NELSON aka TO THE IMMORIAL MEMORY OF NELSON

To The Immortal Memory Of Nelson AKA To The Immorial Memory Of Nelson (1925)

Nelson is...

TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF NELSON AND NELSON'S CUBS aka TO THE IMMORIAL MEMORY OF...

To The Immortal Memory Of Nelson And Nelson's Cubs AKA To The Immorial Memory Of... (1925)

Nelson...

GERMAN DIVING DEVICE

German Diving Device (1925)

A metal diving suit from Germany is being used to help search for victims of...

THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE

The World And Its People (1935)

Mind-boggling item works out areas that the entire population of the...

ALMOST THE 5 MINUTE MILE

Almost The 5 Minute Mile (1954)

Diane Leather misses the mile-in-five-minute-record

MATCHSTICK SHIPS issue title is PEACE AND WAR

Matchstick Ships Issue Title Is Peace And War (1939)

Retired Navy officers makes model of Nelson's...

Selected Originals - NELSON'S PORTRAIT

Selected Originals - Nelson's Portrait (1966)

Material related to newsreel story "Nelson's Portrait"...

NELSON CLEANED aka CLEANING NELSON'S COLUMN

Nelson Cleaned AKA Cleaning Nelson's Column (1968)

Workmen clean pigeon muck off Nelson's Column,...

NELSON'S COLUMN

Nelson's Column (1968)

Cleaning and renovation of Nelson's Column and Trafalgar Square, London.

INVADERS ON THE VICTORY

Invaders On The Victory (1947)

Insecticide is sprayed onto death watch beetles making holes in Nelson's...

CITADEL GRASS CUTTING

Citadel Grass Cutting (1950)

Footage of grass being cut on top of Admiralty Arch, London.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL and CADET CEREMONY

Women's Football And Cadet Ceremony (1938)

Women's football match and Prize Day for naval cadets.

HMS VICTORY

HMS Victory (1960-1969)

Various shots of Nelson's warship HMS Victory in dock in Portsmouth.

CEREMONY HELD AT NELSON'S COLUMN FOR TRAFALGAR DAY  aka TRAFALGAR DAY

Ceremony Held At Nelson's Column For Trafalgar Day AKA Trafalgar Day (1916)

Trafalgar Day...

TRAFALGAR DAY AT NELSON'S COLUMN

Trafalgar Day At Nelson's Column (1917)

Crowds of people gather at Nelson's Column for Trafalgar Day....

HONOURING NELSON'S MEMORY

Honouring Nelson's Memory (1914-1918)

Crowds in Trafalgar Square honour memory of Nelson.

SUTCLIFFE - NELSON - CARDIFF - FOOTBALLERS

Sutcliffe - Nelson - Cardiff - Footballers (1920-1929)

Footage of the Cardiff football club players in...

RAILWAY STORY

Railway Story (1920-1929)

Good footage of steam trains in operation in the 1920's.

NELSON MONUMENT issue title is TAME GENTLEMEN PLEASE

Nelson Monument Issue Title Is Tame Gentlemen Please (1937)

Monuments to Admiral Nelson in...

NELSON'S COUNTRY

Nelson's Country (1936)

Various views around the area where Lord Horatio Nelson was born and brought up.

GIRL RIDER

Girl Rider (1962)

Two young girls practice their horse riding and show jumping skills.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 632 - reel 2 of 2 - DRINK UP THY ZIDER and TRAFALGAR -...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 632 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Drink Up Thy Zider And Trafalgar -... (1967)

Out...

WELL DONE UNITED!

Well Done United! (1932)

The FA Cup winning Newcastle United footballers parade through crowded streets.

"As It Was In Nelson's Day!" (1930)

Royal marines in costumes from 1805 take over guard on HMS...

6,500 CHILDREN

6,500 Children (1933)

Children from Coventry pay a visit to Portsmouth to be shown the Naval sights.

TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF NELSON!

To The Immortal Memory Of Nelson! (1933)

Ceremony on HMS Victory in memorial to Admiral Nelson.

TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF NELSON! - cuts

To The Immortal Memory Of Nelson! - Cuts (1933)

Cuts from ceremony on HMS Victory in memorial to...

TRAFALGAR DAY

Trafalgar Day (1930)

Celebrations of Trafalgar Day around Nelson's Column in London.

"The Fleet Is In!" (1931)

British Naval warships come into their home port at Portsmouth.

THE NAVY'S WONDER SHIP

The Navy's Wonder Ship (1934)

Battleship Nelson goes aground off Portsmouth but is successfully plunged...

A MAJESTIC SPECTACLE aka ALL'S WELL

A Majestic Spectacle AKA All's Well (1934)

Pride of Royal Navy is still stuck off Portsmouth thanks...

OFF TO SEA

Off To Sea (1934)

Home Fleet vessels lead by HMS Nelson leave Portsmouth for the Summer cruise.