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Ethiopia 1969 Reel 8 of 65

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Film Id:F16-0351
Film Description:Reel 8 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Reel 8 of 65
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 351 1969s Reel 8: Ethiopia.[Current day Eritrea] March 25-26. Asmara.

Hairstyling: technique of holding needle (cu).
St. Mary's Coptic Church of Zim (Asmara) gate with a picture.
Mosaics under eaves.
Stone bell.
Seven-part religious mural. Stone steps.
Market (Asmara): spice, baskets, mats, etc.
Leather articles, some decorated with seashells.
Antimony crystals.
Asmara city (pan shot from outskirts).
Modern mural on building.
Goldsmith working on gold embedded in wax, using loupe and hand tool,
Gold jewelry for sale.
Assembling gold pieces using tweezers, before welding.
Large gold pin on wax base.
Gold cross in wax (out of focus).
Seven gold objects: cross, jewelry box, etc. (out of focus).
Gold filigree bracelet (out of focus).
Short cross (out of focus).
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Eritrea, Asmara, Hairstyling, Metalworking, Churches, Marketplaces
Tags: Asmara | Churches | Eritrea | Hairstyling | Marketplaces | Metalworking
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