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  • Short Summary

    Footage of models displaying the latest fur fashions (early 1900's).

  • Description

    Fashions (Very early 20th century). 1918. Location of events unknown.

    Several women walk down steps outside stately home wearing a variety of fur coats (Various shots). Various shots of the glamorous models walking around the grounds. Some are wearing some very stylish hats. The group continues walking around, a senior military official has joined them. Various similar shots. The group stands around chatting, a small dog runs around nearby.

    Notes: A researcher has confirmed that this film was shot at Dorchester House in 1918. It features Adele Capell, Countess of Essex (1859-1922); Lady Joan Rachel De Vere Campbell (1899-1979); Lady Diana Maud Nina Somerset (1898-1935); Lady Ursula Grosvenor (1902-1978); Lady Susannah Holford (1864-1943); Louise Emily Somerset, the Duchess of Beaufort (1864-1945), Anne Dickson-Poynder, Lady Islington (1869-1958), Joan Dickson-Poynder (1897-1987) and Lady Randolph Churchill (1854-1921). The military officer is Sir George Lindsay Holford (1860-1926).

    The Holfords were the owners of Dorchester House.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:21:00 / 01:06:49:00
    ON 228 C

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