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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary lays the foundation stone of homes for ex-servicemen in Richmond.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Poppyland" flats. Princess Mary Viscountess Lascelles lays foundation stone of new homes for ex-servicemen. Richmond, Yorkshire.

    M/S as Princess Mary uses a trowel to smooth cement over the stone, she stands back and talks to another man asking questions as two other men disconnect the stone from the chains holding it. The Princess taps each corner with a mallet and says a few words. She makes her way off the platform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    418.15
    Media URN:
    19757
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:23:00 / 01:26:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1218

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