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    Full title reads: "Potteries Welcome Princess".

    Staffordshire. Royal visit to rain soaked Pottery towns.

    LV potteries. LV Elevated Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) arriving at at Town Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme. RAF (Royal Air Force) guard of honour. MV Elevated surging crowd. MV Towards Princess escorted by RAF officer walking past guard of honour.

    GV interior of factory in Burslem. Girls working. CU Girl painting pottery. MV Princess talking to woman sticking handles on cups. CU Girl painting vase. MV Girl painting China doll, Princess looks up and points to articles on table. CU China animals on table. MV Princess watching craftsman at work on potters wheel. CU Potter moulding article. MV Another potter at work on wheel. SV Princess and part pan over to potter shaping large dish.

    SV Princess chatting to man painting pottery. CU Man's hand painting. Small dolls and models on table. MV Towards Princess and party walking past cabinets displaying chinaware. CU Samples of chinaware. CU Princess removes mug from cabinet and examines it.

    Cataloguer's Note: This may be a visit to the Doulton China works and one of the Princess's party may be the company Chairman - Mr Hooper - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:53:00 / 01:07:23:00
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  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Stoke & Staffordshire Hidden Paintings The Queen's UK visits pottery The Day I Met the Queen
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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