Selwyn Lloyd meets Premier Segni at the Viminale Palace, President Gronchi at the Quirinale Palace and visits the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the Italian Foreign Secretary.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
MS British Conservative Foreign Secretary, Sir John Selwyn Lloyd, on the second day of his visit to Rome with Italian Foreign Minister, Gaetano Martino, and the British Ambassador, walking through State Rooms of Viminale Palace. CU Guard saluting. Various shots of the three entering the Viminale Palace, and being received by Italian Premier Segni. CU Premier Segni. MS Premier Segni shaking hands with Selwyn Lloyd. Pan across ornate ceiling. CU Detail from a tapestry.
MS Italian flag flying over building. LS Quirinale Palace. LS Selwyn Lloyd being led into room by Italian President Gronchi. MS Gronchi talking to Selwyn Lloyd. MS Selwyn Lloyd saying goodbye to Gronchi.
LS Selwyn Lloyd accompanied by Italian Foreign Minister, Gaetano Martino, and the British Ambassador arriving at the Unknown Soldiers Tomb by the monument to King Vittorio Emanuele II in Piazza Venezia. Guard of Honour. Various shots of Lloyd walking up steps to Tomb, accompanied by others. Wreath being laid. Various shots of Selwyn Lloyd with others leaving the tomb and driving off in car.
LS A stately home or palace, possibly the Viminale Palace exterior, with traffic and passers by in the foreground.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 17/01/1957.