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  • Short Summary

    The Archbishop lays a foundation stone.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Archbishop of Canterbury - Lays foundation stone of the new Archbishop Tennison's Grammar School."

    Kennington, London

    The Archbishop in a frock coat, holding top hat, inspects the assembled Guard of Honour of soldiers with rifles. The Archbishop and others watch as a large stone is lowered into place by man using block and tackle. One man guides the stone and the Archbishop taps it gently into place.

    Note: The stone looks like a large white block, could be a block of anything.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.22
    Media URN:
    33227
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:33:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1420

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The title card mis-spells the name of the school featured here - it is not "Archbishop Tennison's School", but Archbishop Tenison's School.

    "The Archbishop in a frock coat" - this is the Archbishop of Canterbury, Randall Davidson.

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