• Short Summary

    Aging stonework at iconic St. Paul's Cathedral is repaired

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Restoration of St. Paul's - Further pictures of the work now being undertaken to reinforce the crumbling stonework

    ENGLAND: London: Ludgate Hill: St. Paul's Cathedral:
    INT


    MAIN TITLE

    (9ft)


    TITLE: IN THE CRYPT. BORING THE PIERS FOR GROUTING

    (14ft)


    MLV AND CU MAN DRILLING HOLE IN STONE WALL

    (27ft)


    TITLE: LIQUID CEMENT IS FORCED IN TO SOLIDIFY THE RUBBLE OF WHICH THE CENTRE OF THE PIERS IS FORMED

    (37ft)


    CUS PIPE ATTACHED TO HOLE BEING BOLTED UP

    (48ft)


    MLV 2 MEN WORKING MACHINERY PUMPING CEMENT

    (53ft)


    CU PIPE IN WALL

    (61ft)


    TITLE: SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN, THE ARCHITECT WHO RECEIVED THE MAGNIFICENT SUM OF GBP2 PER WEEK FOR HIS WORK

    (70ft)


    CU ENGRAVING OF WREN

    (75ft)


    TITLE: WREN'S TOMB AND EPITAPH

    (79ft)


    MLV SAME

    (83ft)


    CU INSCRIPTION

    (92ft)


    SHOT 11

    (98ft)


    CU ANOTHER INSCRIPTION

    (106ft)


    TITLE: TRANSLATION, UNDERNEATH IS -BURIED SIR CHRIS. WREN THE BUILDER OF THIS CHURCH AND CITY, WHO LIVED ABOUT 90 YEARS NOT TO HIMSELF BUT TO THE PUBLIC GOOD. READER IF THOU SEEKEST HIS C?UMENT LOOK AROUND, HE DIED FEB. 25th 1723 IN THE 91st YEAR OF HIS AGE

    (124ft)


    TITLE: RIGHT UNDER THE CENTRE OF THE GREAT DOME: THE TOMB OF HORATIO, LORD NELSON

    (131ft)


    LV SAME

    (140ft)


    TITLE: A TREMENDOUS FLOOD OF SPECIAL LIGHTS WERE NECESSARY TO SECURE THIS MAGNIFICENT VIEW OF THE CHANCEL

    (150ft)


    SV CHANCEL

    (159ft)

    stonework, stoneworkers, mason, stone cutting, crypt, basement, structural engineering, historic preservation, burial vault, church, churches
    Background: Aging stonework at iconic St. Paul's Cathedral is repaired

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADKHWOVUXSLE7001O2KAT3ZJME
    Media URN:
    VLVADKHWOVUXSLE7001O2KAT3ZJME
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1925
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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