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Glories of the Alps

Collection Creator:
Soule, Thayer  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (89 minutes, color silent; 3,231 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1958
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents various aspects of life in the Alps in Switzerland, France, and Italy. Shown are scenes of the Jet D'ou in Geneva, making crepes in France, and camping in the Dolomites in Italy. Included are scenes of markets, casinos, street scenes, metal and woodwork, rockclimbing and helicopter rescue, a fife and drum parade, contemporary and historical architecture, lakes, rural areas, churches, castles, ski lifts, camping, wrestling contests, games of curling, hanggliding, and the Falzareco monument.

Supplementary materials: publicity materials, still photographs, sound recording of lecture

Legacy keywords: Architecture Jet d'Ou Switzerland ; Industry markets Europe ; Industry woodwork Europe ; Industry metalwork Europe ; Industry cooking restaurants Europe ; Recreation camping Europe ; Recreation gambling casinos Europe ; Recreation performers juggling Europe ; Recreation sports curling Europe ; Recreation sports wrestling Europe ; Recreation sports skiing Europe ; Recreation sports hanggliding Europe ; Travel Europe ; animals cows horses rams Europe ; architecture churches bunkers Europe ; Marketplaces ; Historic sites ; Mountains g Europe ; Parades
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1991.20.31
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc935dc5faa-d711-415b-96ee-fd04236a7308
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-20-ref29

The Card-players, (painting)

Artist:
Detti, C.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Control number:
AECI 10910192
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_131887

The Card Players, (painting)

Artist:
Toussaint, Louis  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Gambling--Cards  Search this
Control number:
AECI 12940119
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_136186

Game of Euchre, (sculpture)

Artist:
Macauley, J.  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Literature--Harte--Heathen Chinee  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Figure  Search this
Recreation--Gambling--Cards  Search this
Control number:
AECI 02580064
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_50798

Dice on the Drum Head, (painting)

Artist:
Webb  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military  Search this
Recreation--Gambling--Dice  Search this
Control number:
AECI 00620151
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_9786

Soldiers Throwing Dice, (painting)

Artist:
Lesrel, A.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Recreation--Gambling--Dice  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05570059
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_103807

Game of Tchungkee (Mandan), (painting)

Artist:
Catlin, George  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Ethnic--Mandan  Search this
Western  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05690435
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_104796

Interior--Card Playing, (painting)

Artist:
Kreighoff  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Architecture interior  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Control number:
AECI 08400095
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_122194

Soldiers Drinking and Gambling, (painting)

Artist:
Fauvelet, Jean  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Control number:
AECI 10350026
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_130661

The Truant Gamblers, (painting)

Artist:
Mount, W. S.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Control number:
AECI 00840117
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_14170

The Gamblers, (painting)

Artist:
Vaughn  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Occupation--Monetary--Gambler  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Control number:
AECI 00170073
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_2418

Billiards, (painting)

Artist:
Meyerheim, P.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Gambling--Billiards  Search this
Control number:
AECI 03520331
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_72440

Trying his Luck, (A Group of Spanish Children), (painting)

Artist:
Hall, Geo. H.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Children  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
State of Being--Other--Luck  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
AECI 00480167
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_7246

The Gambling Party, (painting)

Artist:
Circozzi  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05450116
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_101939

The Gambling Party, (painting)

Artist:
Goltzius  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Landscape--Lake  Search this
Architecture--Ruins  Search this
Landscape--Phenomenon--Cave  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05450333
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_102156

Gamblers Quarelling, (painting)

Artist:
Brueghel, Pieter, the Elder 1510-1569  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Figure group  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Anger  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05500020
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_102758

Gamblers Quarelling, (painting)

Artist:
Brueghel, Pieter, the Elder 1510-1569  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Figure group  Search this
State of Being--Emotion--Anger  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05510020
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_102932

Interior of a Dutch Ale-house, (painting)

Artist:
Hemskirk, E. 1610-1680  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure(s) In Interior--Commercial  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Recreation--Cafe  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Architecture--Commercial--Tavern  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05630122
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_104065

Trying His Luck--a Group of Spanish Children, (painting)

Artist:
Hall, George H.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Children  Search this
Recreation--Gambling  Search this
State of Being--Other--Luck  Search this
Control number:
AECI 06160317
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_109837

Rubber at Whist, (painting)

Artist:
Goodyear  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Gambling--Cards  Search this
Control number:
AECI 06310027
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_112168

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