The Duke of Northumberland cuts the first sod of the North East Coast Exhibition at Newcastle.
Full titles read: "Duke of Northumberland - cuts the first sod of North East Coast Exhibition on the Town Moor."
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.
M/S of the Duke of Northumberland (Henry George Percy) digging a clump of earth with a spade as a small crowd gathered around him watches; everyone cheers and claps as the sod of earth is lifted from the ground. The Duke is then escorted to a small stage with a table and chairs set out on it.