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Afternoon Tea in the Garden of Clarence House
Members of Queen Victoria's extended family being natural for the cameras
Non-Fiction 1897 Silent
In June 1897 Queen Victoria celebrated her Diamond Jubilee. While in London, visiting members of the royal family posed for WKL Dickson's Biograph camera. The group includes Alfred Duke of Edinburgh with his wife and son, the Duke of York (the future George V) and his Duchess, and the Grand Duke and Duchess of Hesse and their little daughter Elizabeth. Also present, but perhaps not seen here, is Prince Charles of Denmark. The addition of the parrot and the pet dog gives the film the informal air favoured by the royal family.
Pomp and Circumstance
Royal Proclamation of Death of Queen Victoria, Blackburn (1901) Royal Proclamation of Death of Queen Victoria, Blackburn (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Blackburn
Crowds gather outside the Town Hall to hear the town crier's royal announcement.
Non-Fiction 1901 5 mins Silent Location: Hyde Park
The crowds stand silent as the nation says goodbye to Queen Victoria in February 1901.
Proclamation of King Edward VII, Market Place, Accrington (1901) Proclamation of King Edward VII, Market Place, Accrington (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Accrington
The Edwardian era kicks off with the proclamation of the new King.
Non-Fiction 1898 1 mins Silent
The Victorian great and good mark the passing of a political titan
The Late Queen's Visit to Dublin: Royal Procession Entering the City Gates The Late Queen's Visit to Dublin: Royal Procession Entering the City Gates
Non-Fiction 1900 2 mins
In Dublin, the crowds go wild for a rare glimpse of Queen Victoria as she enters the city in spectacular style
Funeral of Queen Victoria: The Procession passing into Windsor Park Funeral of Queen Victoria: The Procession passing into Windsor Park
Non-Fiction 1901 3 mins Silent Location: Windsor Great Park
The birth of a new royal tradition
Comedy 1906 6 mins Silent
Chaos reigns as the removal men do their worst…
Science Fiction 1906 3 mins Silent
The lengths that some people will go to, just to avoid a speeding ticket… in this case to Saturn and back.
Aberdeen University Quarter Centenary Celebrations Aberdeen University Quarter Centenary Celebrations
Non-Fiction 1906 32 mins Silent Location: Aberdeen
Edward VII and Queen Alexandra open new buildings at Marischal College, Aberdeen
The Medium Exposed? Or, A Modern Spiritualistic Seance The Medium Exposed? Or, A Modern Spiritualistic Seance
Comedy 1906 7 mins Silent
Faking the ability to contact the dead proves to be a big mistake for one Edwardian charlatan.
Comedy 1902 1 mins Silent
Grandma sews a patch on her grandson’s trousers
1903 1 mins Silent
Four-year-old girl and boy dance a mean cakewalk