University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Watson Kintner (1890-1979) was a Chemical Engineer with the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), where he was an early pioneer in the standardization of the vacuum tube. Over a period of 36 years he traveled to more than 30 individual countries, beginning in 1933. This subset of his travel films is from Iran.


Number of Videos: 25

Iran 1963 Reel 25 of 25

Reel 25 of 25 Unedited travelogue Yedz

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Cat. Reel 251 1963: Reel 25: Iran . Yazd. Illuminated book: gold (cu). Illuminated pages (cu). Flowering vine illumination (cu) Pictures of birds, plants (cu). Mosque: exterior. Dome. Modern structure or monument. Woman with water pipe. Calligraphy on modern structure (cu). Open dome of modern structure. [Possibly Dolat e Abad] Mosaic on octagonal building. Food for sale: cafeteria?

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Iran 1963 Reel 24 of 25

Reel 24 of 25 Unedited travelogue Gunabad Mahan

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Cat. Reel 250 1963: Reel 24: Iran. Gonabad. Mahan. Press for loom. Narrow village street. Gold dome (Imam Reza shrine). Minaret. Top of minaret under repair. Mosaic of wall of sacred Imam Reza: view from garden of museum. Door to forbidden shrine. Mosaics. Brown mosaic. Ceiling (100 mm.). Mosaic. Gold dome. Inner courtyard of Imam Reza shrine. Inner courtyard: lengthy flower bed. Pansies. (Guard told Mr. K. he was the only person he knew who was allowed to film inner courtyard). Illuminated books: museum library

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Iran 1963 Reel 23 of 25

Reel 23 of 25 Unedited travelogue Kerman Zabedon Bivjand Gunabad

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Cat. Reel 249 1963: Reel 23: Iran. Kerman. Zabedan. Birjand. Gonabad. May 11-15 Wall, fortress. Ruins People in thatch shelter. Camels at water hole. Baluchi tribe: note waterbag on tripod. Tent interior. Water bag on tent flap. People in tent. Water bag. Tents (Zahedan area) Violin (CU). Drum or tambourine: pegs hold skin head. Drinking tea. Double skin bellows operated by woman. Camel: note pebbly ground, pools of water. Grinding stones. [Tribal nomadic people]: traveling blacksmiths and repairmen. Pounding anvil. [Tribal nomadic people], tent. Bringing firewood to Zahedan. People watching flash flood. Basic loom in black tent (cu). Mud dome huts: note vent holes in tops. Brush for fire. Village, cobblestone house (outside of Birjand). Wearing carpet on loom: tying knots (cu). Rug: Arabic script. Loom. Madrasah / School: studying Quran. Basic loom, details (cu).

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Iran 1963 Reel 22 of 25

Reel 22 of 25 Unedited travelogue Yedz Kerman Cat. Reel 248 1963: Reel 22: Iran. Yazd. Kerman. May 9-11. Loom: long warp. Bird-swing hung from clay gob on ceiling. Bird nest on dome ceiling. Blowtorch at bazaar (Yazd). Dyed yarn drying. Shrine (at Yazd). Weaving cloth: double layer by hand on large wooden loom. Making tile : use of frame, pounding clay. Camel at inn (Yazd). Camel feeding on straw. Clay stove (en route to Kerman). Making pitch fork tines. Clay vessel. Wooden lock. Clay mound over small water pool. Making pottery: by hand, kick wheel (cu). Kicking potter's wheel (cu). Temple on shrine (Kerman). Home courtyard: remains of fire. Courtyard and rooms. Flat charcoal stove: tea. Threshing machine: knotted metal discs. Bazaar: metal-working. Bazaar street. Mosaic tile. Zoroastrian fire temple: note electric lamp. Mosaic on wall. Frame of wooden window. Sacred fire in temple (lit from another temple's fire) (very dark). Village wall: guard towers.

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Iran 1963 Reel 21 of 25

Reel 21 of 25 Unedited travelogue Kashan Yedz Nain

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Cat. Reel 247 1963: Reel 21 Iran. Kashan. Yazd. Nain. May 7-9. Pottery making: by hand on wheel (Kashan). Carpet weaving on wooden loom : 100 knots / square centimeter (Nain) Loom construction. Carpet (cu). Minaret (Yazd). Mosaic. Illuminated books (500 years old in library of Friday Mosque, Yazd.). Shrine: people praying. Weaving cloth: shuttle action. Zoroastrian tower of silence. Road to a tower of silence. Building connected to tower of silence. Steps to an old tower of silence Zoroastrian ceremonial items. Items on shelf. Cooking alcoves for groups. Hitching post: stick in mud wall. Water conduit: split log. Wheat field. Saw for cutting grass or grain. Water storage tank with dome. Homes: holes for light and air. Open grille work. Weaving cloth (cu). Weaving: treadle action (cu).

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Iran 1963 Reel 20 of 25

Reel 20 of 25 Unedited travelogue Hamadan Tehran Kashan Natanz Yedz

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Cat. Reel 246 1963: Reel 20: Iran. Hamadan. Tehran. Kashan. Natanz. Yazd. April 30 - May 7. [Unidentified Nomadic] tribal tents. Camel (cu). Camel Baby camel with blanket, feeding. Mosaic (Masjid Mosque in Kashan ). Minaret: note shape of tops. Wind tower for cooling homes. Translucent alabaster stone in ceiling. Alabaster stone: outside view. Weaving carpet by hand on wooden loom. Crude, intricate loom: weaving carpet by Tomb of Shah Abbas the Great. Loom for cloth: spools, stone weights. Weaving. Foot treadle. Cafeteria. Using shuttle. Making ice cream. Stone mill operated by camel. Rack with wooden tines for "shaping". Bazaar: once old Abbas Inn. Stands for water jars. Carpet design on graph paper. Garden (at Fins). Plain, vegetation, mountains. Ruins of village. Spinning on small hand operated wheel. Hollow tree base: note fire. Potter making pot by hand (cu). Piece of elaborate vase ready to be decorated Decorating vase. Decorated vases. Potter removing pot from wheel

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Iran 1963 Reel 13 of 25

Reel 13 of 25 Unedited travelogue Shiraz

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Cat. Reel 239 1963: Reel 13: Iran. Shiraz. April 16-18. Triangular flower bed at Hafez’s tomb. Flower garden. Pansies. Tomb: canopied stone pillars. Tomb mosaics: ceiling, wall. Garden. Yellow rose. Red rose. Garden paths. Pond. Dome of Vakil Mosque (250 years old). Mosaics. Mosque; Pillars, facade. Prayer discs: protect forehead while praying. Stone carving. Mosaic tile Vakil Bazaar: street under long arched roof. Fabrics for sale. Bow drill. Vakil Bazaar. Nasir al-Mulk Mosque: Detailed mosaics. Entrance-ways. Making large copper vessel: cold hammering. Bazaar scenes. Tinning a copper dish by hand over a fire. Bazaar, metals section. Skin water vessel on tripod. Roof construction at Bazaar: makeshift. Looms for making loops. Throw-weight loom for weaving reed lattice. Qavami House (150 years old): note mirror mosaic, decoration (mcu)

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Iran 1963 Reel 19 of 25

Reel 19 of 25 Unedited travelogue Hamadan Tehran

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Cat. Reel 245 1963: Reel 19: Iran Hamadan. Tehran. April 30. Old inn. Two - story house. Inscription (at Behistun). One - room house. Weaving: crude loom, by hand , apparently not using knots (cu). Village. Stick - slatted window in clay home. Girl applying dung to wall. Musical instruments. Skin on circular frame. Violin. Flute. Drum: double action. Tubular drum. Tribal people on donkeys. Weighing: crude scales, stone weights. Bones in saddle bag. Courtyard. Entrance to underground chamber for animals. Crude horizontal loom for weaving cloth band. Weaving: using hand shuttle. Village wall, towers. Threshing: trampling earth to make a thresing floor. Old Abbas inn. Clay homes. Reed basket: neatly made. Cooking. Threshing "machine": wooden (cu). Millstones: hand operated. Mended wooden shovel. Winnowing grain. High class coffee shops. Kalaku [?] tribe: herdsmen, not owners: tents. Camel saddle. Tent. Felt coat. Spinning scenes: hand held spindles. Cooking milk. People. Tents.

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Iran 1963 Reel 18 of 25

Reel 18 of 25 Unedited travelogue Kermanshah area Hamadan

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Cat. Reel 244 1963: Reel 18: Iran Silent/Color Kermanshah area. Hamadan. April 26-27 Clay grain vessel: note spout. Clay grain vessel. Crude loom. Weaving rug on wooden loom by hand. Woman making thread shoe. Kurdish woman: note coin necklace. Street scene. Square clay grain storage vessel. Drying washed grain. Clay grain Storage vessel. Skin? containing grain. Making curd: using skin bag on legs. Wooden spoon. Winding yarn on roof. Coins for decoration. Skin water bag. Street scene: note misplaced turkey. Woman washing grain: by hand in a pool. Girl, coin necklaces. Shaving a skin for storage bag. Man on horseback. Woman and child on horseback: coins on head (cu). Woman: large hat. Mosque: fine calligraphy. Village scene. Log foot bridge. Pounding wash. Enclosure made of dung. Village scenes. Woman mending leather bag: note wooden peg. Woman: coin necklace. Women milking sheep held by men. Girl in braids. Small girl with coin necklace. Log to tie tent rope. Cooking kettles. Village, mountains. Ancient cobblestone ruin. "Catcher" for a cow while threshing grain. Stairway for cattle: note ventilator hole. Porch. Street scene. Good luck emblem on wall. Small boy eating. Good luck shells. Woman. Coins.

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Iran 1963 Reel 17 of 25

Reel 17 of 25 Unedited travelogue Susa ruins Kermanshah area

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Cat. Reel 243 1963: Reel 17: Iran. Susa ruin. Kermanshah area. April 22-26 Water buffalo Tribal tent. Spinning wool: by hand, no visible tool (out of focus). Box for the tea service. Flat-sided Deybul shrine (900 years old). Small minarets. Dervish shrine. Water jar (in shrine). Shrine. Woman washing in river (at Deybul). Homes along river. Old Roman Bridge. Stone work. Roman brick arch. Homes by river. Old Roman bridge: note arch. Tribal migration. Rooster. Flock of sheep. Making camps. Carpets on ground. Camp activities. Pass or gorge in mountains. Pol Roshtar Bridge. Roman arch by river. Muddy river. Taq-e Bostan site, stone carving. Carvings. Man on horse with spear. Elephants. People camping. Prehistoric cattle fort in village. Hole in wall for air or water. Modern mud huts atop prehistoric fort. Stone steps. Boarded-over hole in wall

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Iran 1963 Reel 16 of 25

Reel 16 of 25 Unedited travelogue Kayorum Ahwaz

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Cat. Reel 242 1963: Reel 16 Iran. Karoon river. Ahwaz. April 22-24. Bakhtiari migration: sheep, goats, donkeys, cows on the road Woman on horse. Inside courtyard. Oven made of mud. Clay fire tray. Bottle on fire in tray. Cupboard. Huts. Dhow on river. Rows of wooden pegs in soil. Tent. Poling a canoe-ferry. Ferry quay. Building a dhow: note ribs, wooden nails. Brick kiln: note side supports. Camels feeding (distant shot). Deybul fortress: people in courtyard. Archaeological excavation site.

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Iran 1963 Reel 15 of 25

Reel 15 of 25 Unedited travelogue Shiraz

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Cat. Reel 241 1963: Reel 15: Iran. Shiraz. April 19. Swing cradle in tent. Felt overcoat. Camel saddle. Making curd: milk in goatskin. Yarn on rope line. Woman waking a sleeping man. Skin of water. Colored camel saddlebag. Girl with baby. Making bread: rolling, cooking. Tents in distance: note nature of soil. Camel, injured, on rocky mountain. Woman spinning: hand held spindle. Fire in pit. Pots. Water vessel. Groups of people. Fire, pots. Cradle swing, baby. Porous water container. Clay water vessel on a stand. Tower. Village wall. Villagers at water hole. Building a wall; hand used as trowel. Steps to roof: note bridge between roofs. Tents. Wooden mortar. Square anvil. Gypsy. Camels on move. Bridge. Tribal people. Spinning: hand-held spindle. Note necklaces and coins (cu). Tribal weaving: horizontal loom. Village roofs. Wall of hill village. Raising water: horse, wheel, bucket: note "automatic" water release Making thin bread: note use of stick (cu). Full water skins. Thatched house: narrow doorway. Village views. Tribal camp. Bread making: inverted baking pan. Inside tent. Sheep in tent. Making water bag: pulling hair from the goatskin.

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Iran 1963 Reel 14 of 25

Reel 14 of 25 Unedited travelogue Shiraz

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Cat. Reel 240 1963: Reel 14: Iran Shiraz. April 18-19 Detailed glass mosaic (cu) Mosaic on top of house. Posts for stick mosaic. Mosaic pieces. Working on mosaic box. Melting glue for mosaic box: charcoal fire. Assembling stick mosaic by hand. Tile mosaic. Boy sanding tiles by hand (out of focus). Colored tile assembly. Colored tile. Line of supports for assembling and painting tile Boy working on tile. Putting glaze on tile with a cloth. Working on tile. Pottery (4,000 B.C.) Pottery in glass case. Fireplace mantle (800 years old). Old painting. Illuminated book in glass case. Books. Pottery. Brush for kiln fire. Well. Broken pottery used in wall. Making pottery by hand. foot treadle (cu). Pottery yard. Pottery. Mosque. Mirrors. Tops of minaret. Scaffolding around mosque. Ismaili tribe: tents. Tent interior Woman spinning: hand held spindles. Women (cu).

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Iran 1963 Reel 12 of 25

Reel 12 of 25 Unedited travelogue Persepolis Shiraz

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Cat. Reel 238 1963: Reel 12: Iran. Apr. 15-17. Persepolis. Shiraz. Base of column. Carvings Darius the Great on throne. Lion attacking bull. Spears Steps. Soldier with spear (cu). Quiver and bow. Spear in hand (cu). Gifts. Bridle. Rams. Chariot. Lion. Entrance, stairway. Herd of horses. Hall of 100 columns: general view. King on throne. Jar. Pottery in museum. Well (100 feet deep). General view. Original unfired brick. Stone horses (cu). Tribal people erecting tent (cu). Wooden pegs. Building platform for blankets, etc. of stones. Tribal women: braided hair. Well drum for raising bucket. Incline for horse. Reed weaving (en-route to Shiraz). Pounding reeds with wooden mallet. Weaving reed mats: by hand without loom. Horizontal rug loom on floor: hand weaving. Rug. Girl double-spinning in yard: by hand. Shiraz general view, Goran Gate. Saadi’s tomb (12 years old). Tomb. Wooden windows.

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Iran 1963 Reel 11 of 25

Reel 11 of 25 Unedited travelogue Persepolis Isfahan

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Reel 11 of 25 Unedited travelogue Persepolis Isfahan Cat. Reel 237 1963: Reel 11: Iran. April l4-l5. Persepolis. Isfahan. Tomb of Cyrus the Great, Stonework, Ruins of palace: note holes for connecting: pins in broken columns. Carving. Repair work on damaged stone. Column: stork's nest on top. Opium flower. Traditional mud and thatch homes (ws). Tombs in base of mountain. Tomb, carving. Old fire temple. Cleaning out qanat. Stone carving: Darius and Ahuramazda. Persepolis. Hotel Apadana: courtyard, flowers. Tall column with capital (cu). Capital (cu, U-6 inch lens). Fluted columns: bases in solid rock. Broken carvings. Secret storage hole for black box containing gold sword. Apadana Palace: Southern Part: Column: off-center capital. Uncompleted stone carving. Broken statuary, Carved lion's head. Private palace of Darius the Great. Drainage system: note seam of stones. Stairway. Carvings: On stairway: Presentation of gifts. Lion attacking a horse. Lion attacking bull. Darius killing the Devil. Entrance to hall of Darius. Private Palace of Xerxes I. Tombs of Darius III and Xerxes II on a hill behind Persepolis.

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Iran 1963 Reel 10 of 25

Reel 10 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan

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Reel 10 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan Cat Reel 236 1963: Reel 10: Iran., Isfahan. April 12-l3th. Door key in tumbler lock. Stick in the mud/ for tying things to. Yarn making frame containing many spools. Making yarn: crude wooden frame, forked stick to guide threads. Mud building. Desert and greenery. Loaded donkey on road. Stones: note kind of soil. Camels at foot of mountain. Sheep and goats on hillside. Flat desert. Village: wall, mud houses. Water jar with hole in "shoulder." Tea making. Cleaning qanat. Line of qanats. Wooden frames of stained glass windows. Willow trees on plain. Village wail. Qanats along foot of mountain. Inhabited ruins of a village. Spinning wooden wheel, by hand. Ventilator on roof. Sixteenth Century Inn: by Shah Abbas the Great. Stone rain spout, Camels. Nomads (cu). Baby camel feeding. Black tents. People. Note fire in pit. Iron pot. Camel bell. Tents: interior. Nomads. Camels. Roof: construction interior and exterior. Ancient fort on hill. Izadkhast: interior and exterior views. Camel nomads on the move. Lambs riding on donkey's back.

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Iran 1963 Reel 9 of 25

Reel 9 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan

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Cat. Reel 235 1963: Reel 9: Iran. Isfahan. April 10-12. Man on donkey. Pigeon cotes (distant shot), Ventilation hole for stone wheel mill. Stone wheel mill (cu). Bricks. Village gate (600 years old). Old lock. Stone pivot for door. Village wall. Street. Women filling clay vessels in stream: note well with wheel. Hubble bubble pipe. Tea-making, using charcoal tray. Brass water vessel for tea. Tower used as a home: woman in door. Manger. Storage compartment. Irrigation ditches. Donkey with load of straw. Water wheel. Mill. Typical village street. Calligraphy. Carving on wall. Ventilation holes. Shrine. Carving (cu). Calligraphy (cu). Mushi cemetery and village. Village scenes. Views of Ali Qapu. Decoration in music-chamber. Oxen carrying plow to field. Sheep or goats. Stone mill (cu) Brick kiln. Loading dirt on donkeys. Breaking earth clods with mallet. Plain or desert, mountains in distance. Roof top. Bricks drying. String yarn: note bobbins, guiding stick.

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Iran 1963 Reel 8 of 25

Reel 8 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan

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Cat. Reel 234 1963 Reel 8: Iran, Isfahan. April. 9-10. Well. Doorway. Baby’s swing crib. Making thread shoe by hand. Family. Mending camel saddle by hand. Making shoes. Yarn drying on roof Ginning cotton: crude hand operated gin. Ginning: Polishing Gin by hand over oven-hole. Making copper kettle: hand-hammered, note use of foot. Hobble bubble pipe. Street scenes. Silver door, partly gold plated (cu). Inner courtyard, pool. Tile work. Dome. Minaret. Mosaic table (cu). Table (cu). Carpets: designed and made in art school (cu). Starfish (cu). Brocade of gold and silver thread. Painting-shop. Hobble bubble pipe. Dome. Stream in qanat. Steps leading to qanat. Entrance to qanat. Steps to qanat: from above. Village and wall. Qanat holes, sheep in distance. Pigeon cote. Mill stream. Sluice pate. Water wheel. Stove door: note pivot. Yard. Stone mortar and pestle. People: note baby ratio. Making and baking flat, thin bread.

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Iran 1963 Reel 6 of 25

Reel 6 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan

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Reel 6 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan Cat. Reel 232 1963: Reel 6: Iran. Apr. 7-8. Isfahan. Carpet on wall. Bazaar scenes. Bazaar: formerly an inn. High dome, opening at top. Hammering metal. Bazaar scenes. Bow lathe. Part of a water pipe. Blacksmith's hearth: anvil. Making a file by hand. Making shoes. Straightening bent nail on stone "anvil." Large brass vase (cu). Trays. Vase (cu). Man working on a tray, (cu). Worker (cu). Paper pattern stencil. Bitumen holding tray in place. Shaking minaret (100mm). Dome. Man jumping in minaret. Crack moving in shaking minaret. View of village from top of mosque. Stork and nest on tower. Donkeys carrying water in cans. Zoroastrian temple on a hill (100-150 mm). Old Chehel Setoun palace: porch, pillars. Pool in palace garden. Class mirror mosaic (cu). Portable shade (cu). Paintings. Mosaic wall. Gold-colored dome. Stained glass windows. Pool. Mosaic dome. Enamel worker stenciling design on dish. Enamel worker outlining design with brush. Porcelain dish.

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Iran 1963 Reel 5 of 25

Reel 5 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan

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Reel 5 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan Cat. Reel 231 1963: Reel 5: Iran. April 6-7. Isfahan. Carved granite drinking bowl. Mosaic. Silver door (350 years old) (cu). Original door pivot. End of Shah's mosque. Carpet loom: in operation, structure. Carpet design panel. Carpet. Tying knots on work on loom: side away from operator (cu). Design. Carpet. Tools. "Cafeteria." Young weavers. Yarn. Painter of miniatures at work: displays Shah's medal (cu). Tools, color pot. Miniature paintings: note "stack" mosaic frames. Bridge over Zahandeh River. Picnic by sluiceways. Khawaju Bridge. Lost-bridge: foundation 1,000 years old

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Iran 1963 Reel 4 of 25

Reel 4 of 25 Unedited travelogue Qum Isfahan

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Reel 4 of 25 Unedited travelogue Qum Isfahan Cat. Reel 230 1963: Reel 4: Iran. Apr. 5-6. Qum. Isfahan. Golden dome (Qum): and minarets. Village, wall. Irrigation ditch. Shrine. Sheep or goats on barren plain. Coffee shop. Muslim cemetery. Barren plain. Green field. Bridge (Isfahan). Mosaic inlay (cu). Top of dome: tile work. Wooden grating. Minaret. Dome. Wooden door. Carved alabaster. Dome mosaic. Steps to Shah's pulpit. Views of Mosque.

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Reel 3 of 25 Unedited travelogue Pahlavi Hashtpar Tehran Qum

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Cat. Reel 229 1963: Reel 2: Iran. Apr. 2-5. Pahlavi. Hashtpar. Tehran. Qum. Fish in boat (Pahlavi area). Drying nets using boat. open stern. Bottom interior of boat. Boat with nets, at anchor Pulling in line. Ladders over fences. People on road. Firing kiln Thatched house. Loading open-ended pottery kiln. Kiln loaded. Kiln in use (firing time is one hour). Making pottery by hand: coil "method, kick-wheel (cu). Pottery containers half-buried, probably for food or water storage Trough-like clay pieces. Old palace of King Nader. People on road. Launching a boat. Crew rowing: standing up. Well with wooden drum (cu). Shop (Pahlavi) . Water diversion: split-log conduit. Footbridge. Carrying wood. Rice field. Dangerous mountain road. Snow shed. Lime kiln. Vertical strata. En-route to Qum and Isfahan: Camels: note calf on top of mother. Dome house. Village scene. Tent-living people. Tent: note wooden pins holding sections together (cu). Domed village. Gas fires from oil well gas leaks. Brick building. Golden dome (Qum). Sacred city.

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Iran 1963 Reel 2 of 25

Reel 2 of 25 Unedited travelogue Ramsar Pahlavi Manjil

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Cat. Reel 228 1963: Reel 2 Iran. Mar. 30-Apr. 1. Ramsar; Pahlavi; Manjil Thatched building. Chicken coop. Tin ornament on house . Rice Fields. Rice storage platform on stilts. Plowing rice field: wooden plow (cu). Men in boots. Rat-guard on storage hut stilts. Shrubbery at Ramsar hotel. Fish-smoking shed. Men pulling nets from Caspian Sea. Temporary ropes on net rope. Means of attaching temporary ropes to net ropes. Fishing boat, painted oars. Ramsar hotel. Steps. Garden (on way to Pahlavi). Large four-handled pot (xcu). Rice paddy: note different levels of water. Means of diverting stream for irrigation. Wall of sticks Fishing using three-pronged spear. Paddies. Fishing with a net. Tiled house: entrance to roof, ventilator. Steep thatched roof: grass growing on it. Shelter for threshing rice. Old bridge: arched, painted. Bridge: tree trunk over creek. Tribesmen fishing in river. People in ferry. Wooden rice plow at store. Fish at market. Pottery. Utensils: clay, wooden (cu). Wooden sandals (cu). House. Feed bag. Thatched two-story house. Irrigation: diverting water with poles. Girl washing dishes at stream: using dirt to scour. House framework held together by reed thongs (cu) Girl. Fishing boat: note jug, water "scoop." (cu). Launching a boat. Repairing fish nets. Nets drying. "Tea lunch counter." Fishing: pulling in nets. Nets along shore, j Shuttle for repairing nets (cu). Pottery (cu). Irrigation: water diverted with poles. Cable car over river (en-route to Manjil). Ladder steps. Path to home. Beef carcass on way to market. Bailey bridge. Damat Manjil. Village. Lime kiln area. Crude bridge over river. Balloon sail on Caspian Sea. Fish nets on shore. Fishing: drawing in nets.

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Reel 1 of 25 Unedited travelogue Tehran Babulsa Gargar Ramsar Cat. Reel 227 1963: Reel 1: Iran. Mar. 29-30. Tehran, Babulsar. Gargar. Ramsar. Valley, river, mountains. Stone hut. Roofs of homes. Shrine. Shrine: interior buried vault (cu). Mountain scenes (Elburz mountains) (ws). Scenes around a house. Exterior of kitchen. Baking oven: fired for bread. Mountainside village: flat mud roofs. House. Two men on horses. House on hillside. Wooden well wheel (100 mm). Sheep on mountainside (100 mm). Sheep or goats on mountainside. Man carrying fodder. Wash basin cabinet at hotel. Truck on snow covered road. Car guided in snow by boy. Women going to market (in Babulsar?) Water wagon: note horse collar. People going to market. Persian garden at sturgeon cold-storage plant. Home-made bath house, towels. Reed market. Building a woven-reed fence (mcu). Well with wheel for rope (cu). Shelter on poles in field. [Gypsies] [needs better identification] (cu, xcu). Mud hut. Liner for ganats. Plastering a kiln by hand. Watch repairman. Cart. Washing items in gutter. Breakfast. Hotel. Thatched roof. En-route to Ramsar. Sheet iron to carry water over a ditch. Long thatched building. Wired "door latch." Rubber "hinge" on door. Wooden manger. Brush fence, long thatched building (xcu). Caspian Sea shore: huts (ws). Grain storage or lookout station. People: note boy wearing bell (cu). Wooden churn. Chicken coop. Step; a notched log. Building: inner pole construction. Hooked pole for pulling bucket out of well. Baby. People (cu). Stones holding down thatch. A "Carrying saddle." Winnowing rice using a wooden shovel. Woven-reed rice basket. Grain storage structure on stilts. Preparing rice field: by hand, up to knees in mud.

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Reel 7 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan

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Reel 7 of 25 Unedited travelogue Isfahan Cat. Reel 233 1963: Reel 7: Iran. Apr. 8-9 Isfahan. Painting porcelain (cu). Carving wooden stamp-block. Completed stamp-blocks. Chipping mosaic tile by hand. Tile pieces assembled into composition. Making a "stick mosaic" by hand. Mosaic pieces. Bundles. (Tolfa) Cathedral: bare dome. Doorway. Dome. Dome of Armenian Cathedral: interior. Jameh Mosque: oldest in Persia (900 yrs). Original Zoroastrian wall. Square stone water vessel: old. Old domes: thin, vertical bricks set in patterns: first mosaic work Shah Allah's carved pulpit. Views in Jameh Mosque. Carved wooden door. Raised mosaic. Jameh Mosque minaret (6 inch lens). Bahoush Khaneh minaret (800 years old): mosaic (6-6inch lens). Zaynaheh Shrine (50-60 yrs. old). Mosque. Minarets. People leaving alcove (4-6 inches). Camels. Synagogue: parchment scroll. Scroll and Mr. Kintner (cu). Religious instruments. Pulpit. Religious cloth.

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