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  • Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh visits British Rayon Research & opens chemistry building at Liverpool Uni.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) at British Rayon Research, Manchester and opens new chemistry building at Liverpool University.

    Duke arriving at Northenden station at Wythenshaw. He is greeted by Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire Lord Derby. Duke walks across railway tracks.

    Various shots inside Royal Rayon Research Association where scientists are testing strength of fabrics. Duke tours the laboratories - he is show the fabrics, the spinning and dyeing rooms. LS British Rayon Research Association.

    Duke unveils commemorative plaque declaring Liverpool University chemistry building open. Plaque is engraved with date of ceremony - 11/05/1955. Duke in chemistry laboratory. Duke watching scientist glass blowing - making test tubes?

    Duke in laboratories. LS Duke leaving. Duke says goodbye. LS chemistry building.


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    Film ID:
    2680.25
    Media URN:
    79569
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:53:00 / 01:50:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 2737 A

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