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  • Short Summary

    Footage of Field Marshall Sir Evelyn Wood attending military equestrian event.

  • Description

    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.

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    Film ID:
    2330.11
    Media URN:
    74875
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:35:00 / 01:16:33:00
    Canister:
    ON 193 L

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