Wells Cathedral Etc. 1939

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Wells, Somerset.

Various shots of a fantastic Wells Cathedral in Somerset. Some interesting shots of the Bishop's Palace from the cathedral tower. Some nice close up shots of the details and statues on the cathedral walls. Several shots of the swan pulling rope to ring a bell demanding to get...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
42641
Sort Number:
NSP 171
Time in/Out:
01:19:22:00 / 01:20:59:00
Canister:
NSP 171
Film ID:
1274.11
Issue Date:
06/07/1939

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