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  • Description

    River Thames, exact location of events unknown.

    Title reads: "Swan Upping. Annual picturesque custom of marking the swans".

    M/S of men in punts drifting down narrow bit of river, banners with swans on fly from the punts. M/S of the punts circling two adult swans and their cygnets. The punts traps the swans and force them onto the river bank. C/U of the men standing around the swan family, they daub bits of paint onto the birds. The men appear to be dressed in a special uniform; some wear striped jumpers, others wear blazers with swan insignias on.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    28119
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    538.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:06:00 / 01:41:17:00
    Canister:
    G 1313
    Sort Number:
    G 1313
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    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Swans 1920s Untitled Workspace
  • Stills

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

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