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  • Short Summary

    Memorial unveiled to George Stephenson in Wylam, Northumberland.

  • Description

    Wylam, Northumberland.

    Full titles read: "THE INVENTOR OF THE STEAM ENGINE !- Lord Mayor of Newcastle unveils memorial tablet on modest cottage where George Stephenson - who built 'Rocket' - was born exactly 148 years ago."

    M/S of people gathering outside Stephenson's cottage. The Union Flags ('Union Jack') hanging from the centre of his house are parted to reveal a plaque in memorial the steam engine pioneer. C/U of the plaque which has a picture of Stephenson's famous 'Rocket' in the centre.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    792.17
    Media URN:
    35863
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:07:00 / 01:37:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1615

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