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Japan 1965 Reel 29 of 40


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Film Id:F16-0280
Film Description:Reel 29 of 40
Unedited travelogue
Pearl Islan
Hachiman Shrine


Reel 29 of 40
Unedited travelogue
Pearl Islan
Hachiman Shrine

Cat. Reel 280 1965: Reel 29: Japan. May 20-26. Kyoto, Toba. Pearl Island. Kamakura. Enoshima. Hachiman Shrine. Nikko.

Pearl nuclei at insertion stand: note mantle (cu).
Expanding wedge to open oyster (cu).
Clamped oysters in water prior to insertion of nuclei.
Cleaning, cutting mantle strips for insertion along with
nuclei: hand tools(cu).
Inserting nuclei in oyster (cu).
Oyster with two pearls.
Opening oyster with knife, removing pearls (cu).
Hand sorting cultivated pearls: colors vary (cu).
Showcase display of pearl color variation.
Power lathe for drilling string hole in pearls.
Selecting pearls for necklaces by hand, (cu).
Necklace (cu) : pearls classified as pink (5%,), silver(20%) , blue
(25%), gold (50%).
Boat for AMA divers: cabin, stove pipe.
Boat house. Tub. Diver.
Exhibition pearl diving.
Curving pattern on mirror to be lacquered: hand tool (cu).
Lacquer mirror.
Trained "fortune telling" bird retrieves written fortune from
miniature shrine (cu).
Hachiman (God of War) Shrine:
Front exterior, Purification rope around tree.
Wooden guardian demon: several views.
Carved wood: 3 examples inside building.
Portable shrine: over 400 years old.
Screen picture: a man.
Complicated wood carving.
Priest's shoes at shrine entrance (cu).
Shrine building: note graceful curves.
R.C.A. Victor dog statuette.
Massive metal Buddha (at Kamakura) (*see K's notes).
Buddha statue: details: folded hands, welded joints, face,
etc. (some 100 mm).
Foundation stone of building in original position.
Metal lantern: panel details.
Incense burning pan.
Bronze lotus.
Hase Kannon Temple: interior (very underexposed).
Buddha statue: folded hands, gilded face.
Balen plates of "little piked whale."
Trained porpoises.
Treasure house (at Nippo): door, brass railing, brass sidewall.
Sidewall of treasure house: characteristic brass plate construction.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Kyoto, Toba, Pearl Island, Kamakura, Enoshima, Hachiman Shrine, Nikkō, Pearl farming
Tags: Enoshima | Hachiman Shrine | Kamakura | Kyoto | Nikkō | Pearl farming | Pearl Island | Toba
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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