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  • Short Summary

    A caisson is launched - presumably to mark the start of construction work on Dublin docks.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Preparing for new era. Dublin port and docks board and Provisional Government officials attend launch of great "Caisson".

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    M/S of large wooden device being launched - a wooden "caisson" which is a device used to carry out construction work underwater.

    Panning shot of the government officials attending the opening ceremony. C/U of Irish official not recognised by this cataloguer.

    Note: names of officials not listed in paperwork. Presumably the launch of this strange wooden contraption marks the start of construction work on Dublin docks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    260.34
    Media URN:
    22780
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:28:00 / 01:46:41:00
    Canister:
    G 860

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