Vintage Video - Pre-1914
This page of the Vintage Video section of the website contains archive footage of personalities and events filmed during the years immediately preceding the outbreak of war in 1914.
Each recording is titled along with a brief description, together with the year of recording. All files are in Adobe Flash format.
As is to be expected given the age of the material no audio accompanies the film footage.
|Otto von Bismarck||Germany, 1890s|
|King Edward VII on Horseback||Balmoral, 1909|
|Funeral of King Edward VII||London, 1910|
|Joseph Caillaux's Cabinet||Paris, 1911|
|Kaiser Wilhelm II's Military Gathering||Berlin, 1913|
|Death of Suffragette at Epsom Derby||Epsom, 1913|
|Kaiser Wilhelm II Meeting His Generals||Berlin, 1913|
|Lord Haldane||London, 1913|
"Plugstreet" was British slang to describe the Belgian village of Ploegsteert.
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