India 1959 Reel 19 of 31

Category: Travelogue

Length: 18:10
Film ID F16-0168
Film Description Reel 19 of 31
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 168 1959; Reel 19: India. Trivandrum. (Thiruvananthapuram)

Loom warp on sidewalk.
Loom: partially automated.
Bow drill.
Carrying wood.
Drying river rice on sidewalk.
Drying yarn.
Dying cloth: "tie-dying" knotting method.
Lime kiln.
Fortress on hill.
Village street.
Storing onions.
Buffalo horn .
Ivory carving.
Silver and iron inlay work.
Cleaning metal using a lemon.
Old woman (cu).
Weaver working with feet in the air. (underexposed).
Cart: mud wall, thatch wall.
Preparing cassava flour.
Elaborate carving on building facade.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Weaving, Ivory carving, Tie-dying, Hindu temples
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