• Short Summary

    Robes and statues being made for Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Newsreel item.

    Queen Elizabeth II's beasts and robes, Hammersmith and Princes Gate, London.

    LS men working on sculptures of mythical beasts an Hammersmith Workshop, they are for the Queen's Coronation. MS man and woman working on beast. CU Royal Shield held by beast. MS Minister of Works Mr. Eccles talking to sculptor James Woodford and looking at model. MS Eccles looking at beast with Mr. Woodford. CU head of beast. MS Woodford working on lion. CU Head of Lion.

    Royal School of Needlework at Princes Gate. LS women embroidering Queen's Robes. MS women embroidering train. CU woman embroidering. CU embroidery. MS women working on train. MS ERII motif. MS women working on motif.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2642.11
    Media URN:
    78677
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:52:00 / 01:38:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 2496 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Mr Eccles" is David Eccles.

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