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Proclamation of King Edward VII, Market Place, Accrington
Proclamation of King Edward VII, Market Place, Accrington

Proclamation of King Edward VII, Market Place, Accrington 1901

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Proclamation of King Edward VII, Market Place, Accrington 1901

1 mins United Kingdom

A momentous occasion it certainly was, but a formal declaration isn't perhaps the most visually appealing subject for a silent film. All the same, the townspeople of Accrington would have been out in force, meaning plenty of potential customers for Mitchell and Kenyon and this film's commissioner, Ralph Pringle. One man on the platform appears to conduct the crowd in a song (the national anthem?).

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Accrington Lancashire Proclamations Police officers Edward VII, King of Great Britain (1841-1910) Royalty Ceremonies Civic buildings Mayors Spectators

Collection

Street Life

Released

1901

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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