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  • Short Summary

    The Duchess of Devonshire lays foundation stone to extension of Leeds' University.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Duchess of Devonshire lays foundation stone of new mining block extensions of Leeds' University to cost £1,000,000. Yorkshire.

    L/S of the Duchess of Devonshire sat on a platform with other dignitaries, a man reads a speech. M/S profile as he looks at a book. M/S as the Duchess is given a small trowel and a mallet. L/S as she bends down then taps one corner of the foundation stone with the mallet. She says a few words then steps down. M/S as clergymen prepare to bless the stone.

    M/S as a group of dignitaries climb the steps to the platform followed by clergymen and officials of the University. One man wearing robes stands on the platform and makes a speech.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.37
    Media URN:
    35133
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:53:00 / 01:59:04:00
    Canister:
    G 1543

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