Film: 11019

Royalty | 1900 | Silent | B/W


( We have three version of Queen Victoria's Funeral - this one is Hepworth's, a lower ,closer angled camera position than the others. Edward VII is not seen )

" Queen Victoria died at Osborne House on 22-01-1901. The funeral procession left there for Cowes on 01-02-1901. "

The film of the procession is very crisp and sharp on a sunny day. Troops in bearskins, quite close up. The coffin with crown and orbs. The whole procession is on foot. After the troops come local worthies and dignitaries wearing medals.

Lifeguards on horses. Ship at Cowes.

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