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Laura Boulton Film Collection: Asia ca. 1950

Catalog Data

Ethnomusicologist:
Boulton, Laura 1899-1980  Search this
Physical description:
reference video cassette (19 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
master video cassette (19 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
archival original one film reel (660 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Newar (Nepalese people)  Search this
Buddhists  Search this
Hindus  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Nepal
Tibet
Asia
Nepal, Kathmandu
Date:
ca 1950
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Supplementary materials: book, annotation
Summary:
Footage shot by Laura Boulton at various locations in Tibet and Nepal. Shots include scenes of rural and urban life, agricultural activities around harvesting, the play of traditional musical instruments, and activities in and around various Buddhist and Hindu temples.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Agricultural practices--harvesting  Search this
Dance--Devil Dance  Search this
Architecture--religious  Search this
Masks--Devil Dancers  Search this
Musical instruments--cymbals--drums--horns--conch shells  Search this
Harvests--threshing floor  Search this
Smoking--water pipes  Search this
Shrines--stupas--Buddhist  Search this
Ceremony--Devil Dancers  Search this
Irrigation--paddy fields--rice  Search this
Peasantry  Search this
Monks--lamas  Search this
Temples--Hindu--Ganesh  Search this
Bathing  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1987.9.11 - 2
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Laura Boulton Film Collection: Asia, ca. 1950
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218715