Queen Opens Commonwealth Institute 1962

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Description

London.

VS Queen Elizabeth II arrives and performs unveiling of a plaque to open the Commonwealth Institute. VS exhibits and maps. CU Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh chatting.

Interpos

Note: poor quality.

Data

Cataloguer:
Agnew
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
89845
Sort Number:
UN 4159 B
Time in/Out:
01:41:52:00 / 01:43:15:00
Canister:
UN 4159 B
Film ID:
3208.23
Issue Date:
1962

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  • Are you sure it is 1962? I ask because the South African flag is displayed there and South Africa left the Commonwealth in 1961

    Nicholas Pnematicatos 12th Jul 2012
  • The plaque shown at 00:47 confirms that the date of the opening was 6 November 1962.

    jamied 22nd Sep 2012
  • The building seen being opened here was on Kensington High Street.

    jamied 1st Oct 2012

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