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  • Short Summary

    The arrival the wife of the Viceroy of India.

  • Description

    Arrival of the wife of Viceroy of India - Lady Irwin. Location of events unknown.

    British in India. Arrival of Lady Irwin; wife of the Viceroy; Lord Irwin (Earl of Halifax) who succeeded Lord Reading as Governor General of India from 1926-31. Lady I arrives in automobile; walks past potted tropical plants. Lord & Lady I. seated on a dais at outdoor reception. Lord I. stands; speaks; greets Indian VIP; Lady I. rises. British soldiers in white helmets & uniforms getting into automobile; driver is Indian man w/ turban. Crowd of the British community; military men in uniform & their wives; at outdoor gathering; trees in BG. Then a crowd of Indian men at this same event. Segregation; government

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2396.15
    Media URN:
    76347
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:59:00 / 01:36:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 305 B

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