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  • Short Summary

    The Royal Navy show their respect to marine artist W Wyllie on his death.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portsmouth. Across the sea he loved so well. Ships and men of the Royal Navy pay touching tribute at passing of Mr. W. Wyllie R.A., famous marine artist."

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    A naval cutter moves out from the shore carrying the coffin of the painter W Wyllie.
    People watch from the shore and harbour as the boat moves off. Shots of the cutter
    being rowed past various Royal Navy vessels (large ship is HMS Nelson, which
    provided the cutter). Warships dip their ensigns in respect as cutter moves past. The
    boat comes alongside wharf on other side of harbour. Wyllie's coffin was then
    transported to St Mary's Church at Portchester Castle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    767.20
    Media URN:
    8191
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:38:00 / 01:53:58:00
    Canister:
    31/30

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