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The King and Agriculture

King George V gives his blessing to Shrewsbury's agricultural show, meeting dairymaids and farming veterans.

Non-Fiction 1914 1 mins Silent


The newsreel cameras of Pathe and several competing companies turned out to capture the sights of the Royal Show, held at Shrewsbury. King George V greets local veteran agriculturalists, who celebrate the occasion with welcoming cheers. Known primarily for its flower show, this historic market town took this opportunity to highlight its agricultural prowess. Those present, including some skilled cheese-making dairymaids, seem delighted to have the focus of royalty upon them.