Dickens Anniversary 1920

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Item title reads: "Dickens' Anniversary. Mr Edwin Drew - last survivor of the Dickens society - places wreath on great novelist's tomb."

MS Mr. Edwin Drew (last survivor of Dickens Society) holding a wreath. A very solemn looking woman stands beside him - probably his wife, plus others in their...

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
21400
Sort Number:
G 0641
Time in/Out:
01:09:30:00 / 01:10:00:00
Canister:
G 641
Film ID:
206.05
Issue Date:
12/02/1920

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