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  • Short Summary

    Crown Prince Hirohito with British and Japanese naval personnel.

  • Description

    May 1921 Crown Prince Hirohito visits Portsmouth.
    LS Crown Prince Hirohito getting out of and into open carriage with 3 other men; one of whom may be A. J. Balfour; who was Foreign Secretary until 1919.
    Portsmouth Harbouor HMS Victory firing gun salute. IJNS Katori at anchor. Royal
    Navy steam pinnace leaving ship. Katori entering harbour and passing Victory. Band and officers waiting on wharf. Hirohito and Britsh and Japanese officers on HMS
    Queen Elizabeth. Adm Sir Charles Madden Commander in Chief Atlantic Fleet) on platform at top of gangway, instructing boat to come alongside. Gun salute being
    fired by HMS Queen Elizabeth as Hirohito leaves ship. Shot of Japanses sailors sorting mail. Japanese admiral and other officers coming aboard IJNS Katori. Adm Madden and british officers being welcomed on board Katori.
    Hirohito inspecting guard on wharf and being salued by guard commander. Then
    proceeding with other officers. Shot of Satori alongside wharf.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:39:00 / 01:23:08:00
    ON 284 P

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