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  • Short Summary

    Statue of artist Thomas Gainsborough unveiled.

  • Description

    Thomas Gainsborough memorial unveiled.

    Location of events unclear / unknown.

    MS statue of artist Thomas Gainsborough dressed in 18th century style on a tall pedestal in a public square, people look out of windows behind.

    Then a shot which should have come first of the statue with white covering half pulled off, lots of people watch the unveiling ceremony from windows draped with flags and bunting.

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    Film ID:
    2324.10
    Media URN:
    74786
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1915
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:39:00 / 01:16:02:00
    Canister:
    ON 185 H

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Location of events unclear / unknown." - the location is Sudbury, Suffolk.

    Reducing this clip's current date range, the statue was unveiled by Princess Louise on 10 June 1913.

    The sculpture was by Bertram Mackenall.

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