1959 Nigeria Reel 27 of 31


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Film Id:F16-0176
Film Description:Reel 27 of 31
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 176 1959: Reel 27: Nigeria, Kano.

Salamander (ws).
Dyeing pit: indigo dye.
Mud huts in narrow street.
Muslims gathering at mosque.
Views of Kano (some overexposed).
Weaving: narrow woof. (cu).
Sugar cane. Flies (mws).
Market place.
Method of constructing mud hut.
Dyeing pit: indigo dye (cu, mws).
Man pounding cloth under shelter.
Cutting candy (mws).
Pulling candy.
Cattle in grain field; bulbous horns.
Cotton en-route to market.
People carrying burdens on heads, en-route to market.
A well.
Reeds on way to market.
Fence made of reed mats.
Huts with "verandas" in village.
Young people pounding grain.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Kano, Indigo dye pits, Indigo, Cloth dyeing, Mosques, Weaving
Tags: Cloth dyeing | Indigo | Indigo dye pits | Kano | Mosques | Weaving
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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