Trussing The Cooper 1956

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Whitbread's City Brewery, London.

Barbaric looking British tradition of "Trussing the Cooper" - an initiation ceremony for apprentice beer barrel makers that hasn't changed since the 14th century. The Society of Coopers perform this ceremony once an worker has completed five years apprenticeship...

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
1228
Sort Number:
CP 105
Time in/Out:
01:16:54:00 / 01:19:54:00
Canister:
CP 105
Film ID:
57.09
Issue Date:
31/12/1956

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  • Just to confirm that in the first line, the spelling should be "Whitbread's".

    jamied 16th May 2012
  • Thanks for the confirmation.

    British Pathé 10th Aug 2012

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