• Short Summary

    The newborn daughter of the Duke & Duchess of York is baptised at Buckingham Palace

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Royal Christening

    ENGLAND: London: Westminster: Buckingham Palace: (date of Christening was 29 May 1926)

    Baptism of Duke and Duchess of York's daughter Elizabeth ( later Queen Elizabeth II)
    ( *** NB no interior scenes of the actual christening **

    Shows :

    Crowds in Bruton street near Duke and Duchess's home
    Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon , Duchess of York leaving house followed by nurse carrying baby princess Elizabeth, then Albert, Duke of
    York ( later George V I)
    Duke and Duchess of York getting into car
    Exterior of Buckingham palace with crowds
    Choristers/children of the Chapel royal arriving in traditonal costumes / ( possibly archbishop of York Cosmo Lang behind in top hat ?)
    Car with Duke ,Duchess and princess arriving at Buckingham Palace
    Exterior of palace with crowds


    royal family, baby, Church, crowds, celebrity, birth
    Background: The newborn daughter of the Duke & Duchess of York is baptised at Buckingham Palace

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABFFSY2ZMEF9PC9A0FZTR0BIF7
    Media URN:
    VLVABFFSY2ZMEF9PC9A0FZTR0BIF7
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1926
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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