Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm

British Guiana 1948 Reel 1 of 8

  No Sound

Time: 17:38  

Views: 29,125  

Film Id:F16-0024
Film Description:Reel 1 of 8
Unedited travelogue


Scenes from airplane window.
Grass roofed buildings; people on a highway; general
scenes along road.
"Holy Perseverance Bar. "
Wooden and thatched buildings and shelters. Fruit for sale. Cart, bicycle, foot traffic.
Fairly large town. Clock tower. Market.
People on deck of ship.
Carts parked in town.
Street scenes.
Food for sale in shelved wooden box.
Sign: "Alex, Gabb. Tin and Gutter Smith. "
Sign: "General Store. "
Umbrella over food at side of road.
Many wooden foot bridges over canal or stream.
Horse-drawn barge in canal.
Small canoe upside down.
Man carrying bundle of sticks.
Octagonal wooden church (?) with steeple.
Land crabs or spiders.
Boats in stream.
Sign: "Radio service. . . "
Town: houses have extensions built on piers over canal.
Large corrugated metal-roofed shelter.
Large stone arch standing alone.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Tags: Guyana
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.

You may also be interested in these videos: