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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary opens a hospital in Cumberland.

  • Description

    Cumberland.

    Title: "Gift of an Anonymous Donor. Whitehaven Castle - opened as a Hospital by Princess Mary".

    M/S of two men on horseback leading a procession of a horse and carriage and a car through crowd lined streets with bunting hanging overhead. M/S of Princess Mary getting out of the car in front of a cheering crowd, she is accompanied by her ladies in waiting and several official looking gentlemen. M/S of Princess Mary coming out of the hospital carrying a bunch of flowers, she passes a row of nurses and doctors before climbing into a horse drawn carriage (a page boy opens the door for her).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    448.18
    Media URN:
    25489
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:06:00 / 01:32:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1262

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "anonymous donor" referred to was local businessman and philanthropist Herbert Walker.

    Note that Cumberland forms part of what we now know as Cumbria, which might be a useful addition to the tags.

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