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    Abingdon, England: GV Gypsies gathered around camp fire showing Gypsy Queen, Harriet Bowers, caravan. SV Pan Gypsies around camp fire. SV Caravan. SCU Gypsywomen. CU Gipsy. CU Woman holding baby sucking dummy. CU Pan Young & old gypsies. CU Camp fire. GV Camp site next morning. SV Cart with floral tributes. CU Floral tribute. CU Pan Floral tribute on wheels. SV Pan Gypsies look at flowers. CU Pan Ditto. LV Bringing Harriet Bowers' coffin from caravan. SV Gypsies watching. LV Putting coffin in funeral cart. GV Funeral procession towards. GV Gypsies following. GV Abingson church. SV Gypsies into church. SV Preparing Bowers' caravan & belongings for burning. SV Ditto. GV Shot of trees as sun goes down. Side V Back of caravan starts to burn. CU Arthur Bowers, one of the younger sons. SV Pan Gypsies throwing horse harness onto blazing caravan. GV Caravan burning. CU Ditto. SV Gypsies. SV Ditto. CU Blazing caravan being tipped over.



    Rites of Passage; Ethnic Minorities; Fire; Ceremonies - Funerary; Great Britain




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    FARMER, SPECIAL FOR SCOTLAND ONLY.
    Abingdon

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9LMO48W9RPMRYPY0JT56TLJSU
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LMO48W9RPMRYPY0JT56TLJSU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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