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  • Short Summary

    Two swans from the River Thames are seen in the care of the Swanmaster of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Thames' Swans for Portugal - leave under care of quaintly garbed swanmaster of the Worshipful Company of Vintners."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Various shots show the 'Swanmaster' of the Worshipful Company of Vintners (wearing a traditional uniform) holding a swan on board a ship, the RMS Andes. A man next to him also holds a swan; they put them down on the deck and hold out their wings. A ship's officers strokes the head of one of the swans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.15
    Media URN:
    33773
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:23:00 / 01:27:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1486

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