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Mitchell and Kenyon. 540, Buxton well dressing, 1904 [electronic resource] / produced by Mitchell and Kenyon.

Publication:
London : British Film Institute, 1904.
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video file (2 min.) : sd., b&w
Series:
Silent film online

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Other Title:
Mitchell and Kenyon 540 : Buxton well dressing, 1904
Mitchell and Kenyon reel 30, no. 540
Subjects:
Dance -- England -- Buxton (Derbyshire).
Maypoles -- England -- Buxton (Derbyshire).
Well-dressing -- England -- Buxton (Derbyshire).
Language:
This edition silent.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
The Buxton tradition of decorating a well or a pump dates only from 1840 and was revived in 1904, thanks in part to the efforts of showman 'President' George Kemp, who both paid for the event and filmed it. Maypole dancing is part of the occasion.
Notes:
Title from title frames (Silent Film Online, viewed Apr. 4, 2014).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2014. (Silent film online). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Mitchell and Kenyon. , Producer
OCLC:
881551073
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.