Footage of Field Marshall Sir Evelyn Wood attending military equestrian event.
Field Marshall Sir Evelyn Wood. Location of events unknown.
British Army Field Marshall Sir Henry Evelyn Wood (1838-1919) attends military equestrian event.Wood was a lifetime Army man; who served in various colonies; won the Victoria Cross at age 21. Here he is an elderly man; nearly 80. Opens w/Shot of Wood on a horse posing for photographs glimpse of photographers w/ their big cameras.
A little boy in FG takes a picture; w/ his child sized camera then walks back & to rt; w/a happy grin. MS Wood on horseback facing cam; other officer stands in BG. Lines of solders on horses; horse in FG is acting a bit skittish. Cavalry. review or display. Side view of Wood as he watches from horseback; he salutes - - looks like he is reviewing troops.