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  • Short Summary

    Memorial ceremony for former Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli outside Westminster Palace.

  • Description

    Westminster, London.

    Primrose Day: a memorial tribute to Benjamin Disraeli, former British Prime Minister and first Earl of Beaconsfield. M/S of statue with Big Ben behind it. Crowd of people around statue; wreath on the base. Westminster Palace can be seen in background. In the foreground an old lady sells a bunch of primroses to a young soldier.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.23
    Media URN:
    70952
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:32:00 / 01:22:12:00
    Canister:
    ON 004 G aka G 373

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Primrose Day" takes place annually on 19 April, so we can safely date this film as being from 19 April 1916.

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