Turkey 1969 Reel 64 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:33

Film ID F16-0407
Film Description Reel 64 of 65
Unedited travelogue
The Blue Mosque
Mossaic Museum


Cat. Reel 407 1969: Reel 64: Turkey. July 3.
Istanbul. Sultan Ahmed Mosque . Mosaic Museum. Hagia Sophia.

Main pillar, arches, windows, base of dome: dark interior (pan shot).
Five stained glass windows.
Man praying, carved wood in background.
Wood carved altar.
Mosque interior: very dark view from an entrance.
Mosaics in Mosaic Museum, including fine pavements of hunting and
dramatic scenes (c. 6th Century) (to and including 11/8:02):
Tiger, two men with spears.
Spear carrier (above) (cu).
Tiger (above): whiskers, teeth (cu).
Animal attacking an antelope.
Eagle in coils of a snake.
Kneeling man.
Man, arms outstretched.
Child with lamb.
Two animals at a kill.
Winged animal, prey in mouth.
Man reaching into date tree with pole.
Boy with stick herding two geese.
Horned deer entangled with snake.
A stork (?).
Lady carrying a jar with handles.
Donkey, man holding a water basket.
Man in field rolling spoked wheels using two sticks.
Man with two-handled jar.
Man milking a goat.
Lion attacking an elephant.
Man holding animal (probably a dog).
Two men on an animal that is roped around the head.
Mosque of Hagia Sophia (537 A.D.)
St. Sophia Mosque (distant). Blue Mosque: note 6 minarets.
St. Sophia Mosque: gilt mosaic.
Mosaic: Christ enthroned.
Dome interior (pan shot).
Painting or mosaic between arches (pan shot).
Space between arches.
Large alcove with stained glass windows (pan shot).
Blue mosaic at corner of arch.
Gilt ceiling with mosaic inside an arch.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Istanbul, Blue mosque, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Great Palace Mosaic Museum, Mosques
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