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  • Short Summary

    Irish soldiers gather shamrocks for soldiers.

  • Description

    The dear little shamrock - gathering of Ireland's national emblem for dispatch to Irish soldiers overseas.

    Children in Ireland gathering shamrocks to send to Irish soldiers (in World War One). Shot of kids in old coats on hillside all bending over picking shamrocks; an old man sits and watches them. CU Girl sitting on grass with basket; she pulls shamrocks out of basket and holds them up; smiles. Kids empty their harvest of shamrocks from small baskets into a large bag.

    Tradition; luck; home front; symbol; customs; ethnic groups; Celtic; plants; gifts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1906.19
    Media URN:
    72908
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:30:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 121 J

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