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Easter Parade, Hyde Park
Easter Parade in Hyde Park, April 1958.
1958 4 mins Silent
An array of vintage vehicles - horse-drawn, two and four-wheeled - pass through Hyde Park in the annual Easter Parade.
It's Easter weekend, April 1958, and crowds line the roadways through Hyde Park for the annual Easter Parade. Horse-drawn carriages pass by alongside vintage bicycles and an assortment of vintage cars. Television cameras were on hand to capture the procession and the ostentatious bonnets on display in the crowd.
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Non-Fiction 1930 1 mins Silent Location: Hyde Park
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