Other title(s):PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) 352-2 (French version, fragment 1) [alternative]
Description:French walks around the gardens of the castle shaking hands with people at the fête. Beside him is his aide, Lieutenant-Colonel Fitzgerald ('Fitz') Watt. The fête includes a display of horse jumping, including one lady riding sidesaddle. French gives a speech.Lord Beaverbrook stands in front of Orpen's pictures,although Orpen himself is not to be seen. Beaverbrook is approached by another war artist, C W Nevinson, and they pose for photographs; Nevinson laughs uproariously.Sullivan, a famous ex-rower, has returned from checking on the state of German prisoner of war camps. At home he digs the garden, and poses with his wife and son, and by himself.Smuts, on horseback, takes the salute as members of the Glasgow Boys' Brigade march past him. He emerges from a ceremony at Glasgow University and is congratulated by the dons, who include some women.
I. French language version of a newsreel item on Viscount French, as the new Viceroy of Ireland, at a Grand Whitsuntide Fair (in support of the Irish War Hospital Supply Depot) at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, 18 May 1918.II. French language version of a newsreel item showing Lord Beaverbrook at the private view of an exhibition of William Orpen's war paintings at Thomas Agnew and Sons, New Bond Street, London, May 1918.III. French language version of a newsreel item on Tom Sullivan, recently returned from Germany, May 1918.IV. French language version of a newsreel item on General Smuts receiving the freedom of the city of Glasgow, May 1918.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / French, John Denton Pinkstone / Watt, Fitzgerald / Aitken, William Maxwell, 1st Baron Beaverbrook / Orpen, William Newenham Montague / Nevinson, Christopher Richard Wynne / Sullivan, Thomas / Smuts, Jan C / British Army / British Red Cross / World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care / Ministry of Information / Agnew Galleries / Boys' Brigade / Glasgow University / recreation, British civilian - sport: horse show / recreation, British civilian - casual / buildings, Irish - institutional: castle / arts, British - fine arts: painting / propaganda, British - inspirational / delegations, South African Imperial - state / society, British - friendship / 31/3(415) / 31/3(41) / 31/3(41) / 31/3(41) / GB, Ireland & Dublin, Co Dublin / GB, England & London, WC (?) / GB, England / GB, Scotland & Glasgow, Lanark / sex