EDWARD VII LAYS FOUNDATION STONE

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Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Construction and engineering

Decade:

  • 1900s

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Title: EDWARD VII LAYS FOUNDATION STONE

Reference number: 1605

Date: 1903, November 9

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.30 mins

Description: King Edward VII lays the foundation stone for the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College. Queen Alexandra is also present.

Shotlist: No title. Shots of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra on platform (.09); Edward VII smooths cement onto foundation stone of Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College using trowel. Top layer of stone is swung over (.41); The King and Queen wave to the crowds. Spectators give three cheers (.53); General views as stone is lowered. King and Queen talk to officials, etc. (1.08)