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  • Short Summary

    Wounded soldiers weaving baskets at Seale Hayne.

  • Description

    Soldiers Making Baskets.

    This footage is taken from Film ID 1619.03 "War Neuroses Version B Reel 1".

    Private Percy A Meek (3/7495, Norfolk Regiment) teaches basket-making at Seale Hayne military hospital to wounded soldiers as part of their occupational therapy treatment. The baskets were used for collecting blackberries.

    Shot list:
    Several wounded soldiers weave baskets; in a real rustic looking rural location; with small barn or shed in BG; brick building on left. Then pan along a table of men weaving. CU profile on a very young veteran who is weaving at fast speed with great manual dexterity.

    Crafts; veterans; World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1900.17
    Media URN:
    72819
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:41:00 / 01:13:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 103 M

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