British Guiana 1948 Reel 6 of 8


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Film Id:F16-0029
Film Description:Reel 6 of 8
Unedited travelogue


An enormous beetle.
A parrot.
People on wharf. Scenes of shoreline, [dark]
River from a boat. Several boats.
African-Guyanese woman with many bracelets; her jewelry and mode of wearing it has an African appearance.
Boat at wharf; details of wooden wharf.
Locomotives with piles of wood.
Church with steps; "A" - roof; interior: stained glass windows. Children playing in churchyard. Stone tower
More views from a boat on wide water.
Town scenes: women carrying baskets on heads; community water source; carts; open air market.
Many two-wheeled carts in a row.
Street vendors. Boats in harbor.
Town scenes: goods for sale; a man lying on a low wheeled pallet (?)
Weaving or sewing something like curtain lace or netting—woof attached to side of house.
Sikh gentleman walking.
South Asian Guyanese people in city street.
Street scenes: people on the road; sign: "High Class
Rated Water Factory. . . "
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Guyana, Weaving, South Asian diaspora, Sikh people
Tags: Guyana | Sikh people | South Asian diaspora | Weaving
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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