Lord Cornwallis opens King's Ferry bridge to the public, Isle of Sheppey, Kent.
The Isle Sheppey, Kent.
Full titles read: "AFTER 73 YEARS - Lord Cornwallis declares King's Ferry Bridge open and abolishes the time-old tolls !"
L/S of the King's Ferry Bridge with carnival style flags draped across it. High angled shot of Lord Cornwallis (Lord Stanley Wykeham, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Kent) with a man in robes and chains (looks like a mayor), as well as other dignitaries. He opens gateway to allow bystanders on the outside onto the bridge. L/S of Cornwallis leading the crowd of people across. L/S's of motor cars driving across.