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  • Short Summary

    Wood carvings being made for new House of Commons.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Woodwork for the House of Commons, Islington, London.

    Carved woodwork for the new House of Commons being made. General view of the workshop. Various shots man operating French spindle on part of wall panelling. Various shots man working on a ceiling rafter. Various shots man working with a fret saw on intricate backs of benches. C/U crestings for backs of benches. M/S pinnacles for chairs. M/S odd sections of partly finished wood. Short pan of gallery crestings. C/U ceiling bosses. M/S gallery crestings. Various shots man chiselling out gallery crestings. Various shots of ceiling bosses. Various shots man fitting crestings and pinnacles to frames to go over wall framing. C/U man planing up seat framing. Various shots boy sand papering and smoothing mantelpiece. M/S adding piece to flush door. Various shots man putting finishing touches to book shelf.

    Date given on old record is 23/02/1948.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:14:00 / 01:11:25:00
    UN 1895 C

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