• Short Summary

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) PAID A CALL ON THE GROSVENOR GALLERY IN LONDON, TO SEE AN EXHIBITION OF DRAWINGS BY POLISH-BORN ARTIST FELIKS TOPOLSKI.

  • Description

    1.
    MV EXT..DUKE GREETED BY FELIKS TOPOLSKI
    0.06

    2.
    MV INT..DUKE AND TOPOLSKI LOOK AT 211, 212 213
    0.14

    3.
    MV BOTH LOOK AT PICTURES
    0.18

    4.
    CU DUKE
    0.22

    5.
    MV DUKE WITH TOPOLSKI
    0.27

    6.
    CU DUKE - PAN TO TOPOLSKI
    0.37

    7.
    SCU REAR SHOT.. BOTH LOOKING
    0.42

    8.
    SV BOTH LOOK AT PICTURES
    0.43

    9.
    CU NUMBER 33
    0.48

    10.
    MV BACK V..LOOKING AT NUMBER 33
    0.50

    11.
    CU DUKE
    0.51

    12.
    CU NUMBER 215
    0.56

    13.
    SLV PICTURES
    1.01



    Initials DHC/ROTA/JF/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) PAID A CALL ON THE GROSVENOR GALLERY IN LONDON, TO SEE AN EXHIBITION OF DRAWINGS BY POLISH-BORN ARTIST FELIKS TOPOLSKI. THE ARTIST HAS ON DISPLAY MORE THAN 20 DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS, MOST OF THEM DRAWN DURING TRAVELS THROUGH THE WORLD.

    THE EXHIBITION HAS BEEN MOUNTED UNDER THE GENERAL TITLE TOPOLSKI THE CHRONICLER, AND THE EMPHASIS IS ON HIS DRAWINGS, PARTICULARLY THE ONES WITH A TOPICAL, INTERNATIONAL RELEVANCE.

    TOPOLSKI IS FAMOUS FOR HIS DRAWINGS OF THE PEOPLE WHOSE PUBLIC IMPACT HAS BEEN FELT IN RECENT YEARS. MAJOR EVENTS -- A ROYAL WEDDING OR STATESMAN'S FUNERAL, FOR INSTANCE -- HAVE ALSO BEEN GIVEN THE TOPOLSKI TREATMENT.

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH WAS SHOWN A PORTRAIT OF HIMSELF -- NUMBER 33 IN THE CATALOGUE -- AND SAW A MIXED MEDIA PAINTING ENTITLED "THE MICHAEL X IS A TALKING MAN,"NUMBER 215, PRODUCED LAST YEAR. TOPOLSKI'S THREE VERSIONS OF THE TROOPING OF THE COLOUR, NUMBERS 211, 212 AND 213 IN THE CATALOGUE, ALSO CAME UNDER THE DUKE'S SCRUTINY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6G9QM1X9FQ023HRAWSZU6ER8Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA6G9QM1X9FQ023HRAWSZU6ER8Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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