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    Laying a foundation stone - Cardiff. Wales.

    Procession of priests; choirboys/altar boys; men & women in dark coats . Group of religious and civil officials gathered around the cornerstone hoisted by chains w/ a winch (?); a widow in mourning front & centre. People saying a prayer in unison. These people are standing on platform on top of walls of foundation; & some of the beams of the building are in place. A crowd watches from below. CU Priest blessing stone; leaning over & touching it as he reads from a prayer book. The widow stands there holding a mallet; but we don't get to see her actually hit anything w/ it. Some men lower the stone. Memorials; religion.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    76346
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2396.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:32:00 / 01:34:55:00
    Canister:
    ON 305 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 305 A
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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