Delhi to Elwins, 1938–Adelaide Pearson–home movies. Reel 7

Delhi to Elwins, 1938--Adelaide Pearson--home movies. Reel 7


Adelaide Pearson Collection
Original Format:
b&w and color
Anecdotal Comments:
From Miss Adelaide Pearson Rowantrees Bluehill, Maine 1938 – 1939 Nov. 3 – Jan. 22 N.Y. – to – Benares Films to # 33 23 – C. - Delhi potters painting : Agra Fort : - Taj 25 – B+W Delhi : Potter – other Delhi potter decorating (illegible) 26 – B+W Delhi: Potter decorating. Chaumar “Buoti 27 – B+W Delhi Potter 28 – B+W Delhi Potter 29 – B+W Delhi Potters : Agra Fort 30- B+W Delhi Potter ? – Agra Fort : (illegible) Sikri : Tomb of Akbar : Tomb of Itmad-ud-Duala : wheelwrights 31 – B+W Benares : Ghats : mongoose + snake 32 - Benares Bathing Ghats 33 B+W Benares : mongoose 34: C 35 – B+W Benares – FROM Miss Adelaide Pearson Rowantrees Bluehill, Maine Jan. 22, 1939 to March 22nd Benares – To – Saigon Indo China Films to # 64 C Films 33 – B+W Benares – Potter 34 – C. – Benares – Potters painting figures. Jabalpore Rangoon – Sule Pagoda Calcutta (illegible) 35 – B+W Benares : Tile potter : Cook shop : Jabalpore Potter 36 – B+w Jabalpore : Madan Mahal Elwins – School class
Viewing Notes:
A group of children sitting on the ground. Women and children on the street. People sitting on a rooftop. Girls carrying platters on their heads. People on the street. Shots inside a building, (Agra Fort) with the Taj Mahal in the background. Panning shot of landscape and fort. Two men sawing wood. Wood carvers. Mughal style buildings. (Film changes to black and white) The Taj Mahal. (Film changes to color) A crowd of people along the river. Buildings along the river. A crowd of people along the river. A bearded man. Snake charmers. A snake versus mongoose fight. A boy balancing on a pole. Cut back to the snake mongoose fight. Women carrying bundles on their heads. Shots of the market. Men with signs and flags (one appears to depict the hammer and sickle) Temples by a river. People feeding monkeys. A woman holding flowers. People around a cow (Nandi) statue. A woman selling statues. (Film changes to black and white) Children sitting next to a house. Close up of children. Village scenes. Children in school. [End of Reel] // Does this refer to Verrier Elwin?
New Delhi, India,Agra, India,Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, India,Varanasi, India,Jabalpur, India,
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