• Short Summary

    The King's Swan Master explains the annual process of swan upping, whereby the River Thames swans are gathered and marked, to a crowd gathered on Magna Carta Island

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Berkshire: River Thames: Magna Carta Island:
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    CHAMBERLAIN, N. Mrs Neville Chamberlain at Swan Upping on Magna Carta Island


    HANNON, P.J. On Megan Cata Island - Swann Upping


    MAGNA CARTA ISLAND Swan Upping


    SWANS Swans removed from the Thames.


    Animals - Wild; Customs

    nature, ceremony, mute swans, River Thames, the Vintners' Company and the Dyers' Company, census, speech, waterfowl
    Background: The King's Swan Master explains the annual process of swan upping, whereby the River Thames swans are gathered and marked, to a crowd gathered on Magna Carta Island

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE222WPG3HDY1121CPMSQK3VQE
    Media URN:
    VLVAE222WPG3HDY1121CPMSQK3VQE
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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