India 1955 Reel 22 of 24

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:41
Film ID F16-0102
Film Description Reel 22 of 24
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 102 1955: Reel 22: India. September 13-14. Jaipur

Decorated carriage (Hadji).
Gypsies? [Banjara]
Large needle or awl work.
Rings on toes.
Girl and baby, (cu).
Paper making (cloth fiber?) (woman holding cutting toll with foot).
Girl and child - anklets on baby.
Lady at well (close-up) (raw).
Peacock. (ws).
Enameled metal. (cu).
Several camels climbing onto camel.
Donkey train.
Two large wooden-wheeled carts. Cows.
Fort on distant hill.
Fort on hill.
Sawing log (note shape of saw).
Outside stone stairway.
Well. (mws).
Building with bed outside.
Goat on wall. (ws).
Preparing sticks, with sticky material on end to hold jewels for grinding
Grinding abrasive.
Bow drill operating a wheel with abrasive on wheel.
Jewels, stick, fanning fire.
Many people grinding jewels.
Close-up of man holding sticks and grinding jewels.
Large loom for weaving carpet (detailed).
One man counting squares to get proper design.
Stone pillars on building.
Woman holding yarn with feet and winding it. (mws).
Trimming pile.
Men working on metal case.
Using paper stencil to get design on box. (cu).
People working on metal dishes.
Man polishing hammer by hitting surface.
Men working on ivory. (Note use of toe to hold ivory).
Polishing or varnishing musical instrument.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics India, Jaipur, Kathmandu, Nepal, Paper making, Hawa Mahal, Metalworking, Handcrafts
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