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Iran 1963 Reel 7 of 25

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Film Description:Reel 7 of 25
Unedited travelogue


Reel 7 of 25
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 233 1963: Reel 7: Iran. Apr. 8-9 Isfahan.

Painting porcelain (cu).
Carving wooden stamp-block.
Completed stamp-blocks.
Chipping mosaic tile by hand.
Tile pieces assembled into composition.
Making a "stick mosaic" by hand.
Mosaic pieces.
(Tolfa) Cathedral: bare dome.
Doorway. Dome.
Dome of Armenian Cathedral: interior.
Jameh Mosque: oldest in Persia (900 yrs).
Original Zoroastrian wall.
Square stone water vessel: old.
Old domes: thin, vertical bricks set in patterns: first mosaic work
Shah Allah's carved pulpit.
Views in Jameh Mosque.
Carved wooden door.
Raised mosaic.
Jameh Mosque minaret (6 inch lens).
Bahoush Khaneh minaret (800 years old): mosaic (6-6inch lens).
Zaynaheh Shrine (50-60 yrs. old).
People leaving alcove (4-6 inches).
Synagogue: parchment scroll.
Scroll and Mr. Kintner (cu).
Religious instruments.
Religious cloth.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Isfahan, Mosques, Mosaic work, Synagogues, Cathedrals, Mosaics
Tags: Cathedrals | Isfahan | Mosaic work | Mosaics | Mosques | Synagogues
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