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Mount Desert -- Wasgat Cove

Former owner:
Sinkler, Wharton  Search this
Sinkler, Louise Elkins  Search this
Architect:
Sinkler, John P.B.  Search this
Adams, Frank  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Mount Desert  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Wasgat Cove (Northeast Harbor, Maine)
United States of America -- Maine -- Hancock County -- Mount Desert -- Northeast Harbor
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, and photocopies of articles.
General:
This French Normandy style house is located on a three and a half acre property on a sloping terrain at the edge of Somes Sound, the only fjord on the eastern coast of the United States. A 300 foot dock with a gazebo at the end is an integral part of the garden design. Approaching the house from the gravel driveway there is a steep bank that descends into Hadlock Brook, following along the property until it enters Somes Sound on the south side of the house. A teak bench is nestled between two Maine rocks and accented with Japanese painted ferns on the southern corner. From the seating area is a pool garden with a "Perugia" Lunaform urn and continuing up the hill is a winding stone stair to a water wheel at the mouth of Hadlock Brook.
A seaside terrace with a dining area and two Italian terracotta urns overlooks the dock. On the north side of the house is a small fern garden and from further towards the front of the house is a woodland grove with a children's tree house and a meditation area.
Persons associated with the garden include Wharton and Louise Elkins Sinkler (former owners, 1920-1922); John P.B. Sinkler (architect, 1920); Frank Adams (architect); Prock Marine Company (marine architect and installers of pier and dock); and Lunaform (planters and urns).
Related Materials:
Wasgat Cove related holdings consist of 1 folder (14 35 mm. slides (photographs); 17 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Maine -- Northeast Harbor  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File ME133
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Maine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref8186
Online Media:

Greenwich -- Stonybrooke

Former owner:
Mead, Caleb  Search this
Mead, Jeremiah  Search this
Mead, Edmund  Search this
Mead, Edmund, Jr.  Search this
Waterbury, Ellen  Search this
Waterbury, George  Search this
Hunt, Joseph Howland  Search this
Granberry, E. Carleton  Search this
Jackson, Mary Lange  Search this
Architect:
Dana, Richard Henry, 1879-1933  Search this
Provenance:
Green Fingers Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Stonybrooke (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, garden plan, and photocopies of articles and illustrations about the old sawmill and the house/garden.
General:
This 5.2-acre garden is located on the site of an early (ca. 1750) sawmill with an overshot water wheel. It was established in the 1920s, with significant alterations being made in the 1970s. The topographical features that made this an ideal site for the sawmill (vertical drops in elevation, falling water) also make for a truly beautiful background for garden beds and borders, views, trees, and other landscape components. Because of the vertical drop there is always the sound of water (except in drought), and because the property faces south there is ample sun that also warms the length of the house. Nevertheless, there are also many shade areas under the trees and shrubs. This is truly a natural garden which incorporates and enhances the features of its topography and native vegetation.
Persons associated with the garden include: Caleb Mead (former owner, 1730-1750); Jeremiah Mead (former owner, 1750-1808); Edmund Mead (former owner, 1808-1841); Edmund Mead, Jr. (former owner, 1841-1895); Ellen and George Waterbury (former owners, 1895-1913); Joseph Howland Hunt (former owner, 1913-1928); E. Carleton Granberry (former owner, 1928-1954); Mary Lange Jackson (former owner, 1954-1974); and Richard Henry Dana (architect, 1929-1931).
Related Materials:
Stonybrooke related holdings consist of 1 folder (10 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT199
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21505

View of Wood Water Wheel

Creator:
Sigourney, W. S.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 003 in mounted on 006 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Philippines  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1901
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.05134800
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Place:
Philippines -- Luzon Island/Manawog
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Oceania: Philippines:Gen: Sigourney Colln:NM 40120 05134800, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Oceania / Philippines / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref12251

Two Women in Costume and Winnowing Rice Into Large Container; Men and Oxen? Near Water Wheel? Behind Them

Creator:
Gardener, Helen H. (Helen Hamilton), 1853-1925  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (007 in x 005 in mounted on 007 in x 006 in)
Culture:
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
APR 1901
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04331301

OPPS NEG.79-10538
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on paper mount in album
Place:
Puerto Rico -- American West Indies/San Juan
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE So Amer: Puerto Rico: General: NM 90351 04331301, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / South America / Puerto Rico / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref3891

Egyptian Camel-Driven Well with Water Wheel

Creator:
Arnoux, Hippolyte  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (cyanotype print, 010 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Egyptians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04102000
Local Note:
Cyanotype cyanotype print
Place:
Egypt -- Turkish Egypt ? -- Sakkara Village ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Mid East: Egypt: Misc )Cyanotypes 04102000, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Middle East / Egypt / Misc Cyanotypes
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref2062
Online Media:

Three French Women Near Roues Actionnee (Water Wheel), Soigne Or Vaucluse

Creator:
Beau, Cliche F. ?  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 005 in mounted on 003 in x 005 in)
Culture:
French  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1890
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04106900
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on postcard
Place:
France -- Vaucluse -- Avignon
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Europe: France: General: Postcards 04106900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Europe / France / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref2107
Online Media:

George Washington

Artist:
Léon Cogniet, 1794 - 1880  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Weapon\Canon  Search this
Nature & Environment\Hill  Search this
Equipment\Wheel  Search this
Tool\Pick  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Object number:
DLR02265
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e5e3656b-494d-44c7-8351-58a7e2e7a414
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR02265

Travel footage of Egypt

Collection Creator:
Hansen, Anne  Search this
Hansen, John V., 1880-1955  Search this
Extent:
18 Film reels (4 hours 55 minutes, black-and-white silent; 7833 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1926-1930
Scope and Contents:
Edited film chronicles John V. Hansen's and his wife's travels from New York City to Egypt by way of Italy. Filmed on the way to Egypt are leaving New York City harbor, ship board activities and scenes of Italy (Naples, Bay of Naples, Vesuvius, Syracuse, Sicily, and Ischia Island). Scenes in Egypt include Cairo, El-Hazar Mosque, Mosque of Amr, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hasan Mosque, Mausoleum of Twefig Pasha, Tombs of the Caliphs, Heliopolis, Maqattan Hill, the Egyptian Museum, Saqqara, Temple of Hathor, Great Pyramids, Libyan Desert, Fayum City, Temple of Dendur, Rock Temple of Gerf Hussein, Temple of Siboua, Rock Temple of Abu Simbel, Wadi Halfa, Dabarose, Colossus of Abu Simbel, Assuan Komombo, statue of Horus, Assuan Dam, Luxor Medamutt, Memnons, Deir El Medina, Ramesseum, Seti Temple, Colossus of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Ptah obelisk, Tomb of Menne, Hatshepsut's Tomb, Medient Habu, Tombs of the Nobles, Memphis, Kirdasa village, and the Nile River. Footage also contains many scenes of local life including bazaars and markets, snake and scorpion handlers, musicians, camels and water buffalo, farming and irrigation, water wheels, boats on the Nile, railway station and street scenes, craftsmen, tourists on camels and visiting various sites and archaeological excavations.

Legacy Keywords: Pyramids ; Tombs ; Temples Egypt ; Sailboats Egypt ; Camels Egypt ; Obelisks ; Bazaar markets ; Hieroglyphics Egypt ; Sculpture ; Zoos ; Oases Egypt ; Ships ; Ruins Egypt. ; Excavations (archaeology) Egypt ; Snakes
Local Number:
HSFA 1999.10.14
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:
John and Anne Hansen films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John and Anne Hansen films
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1999-10-ref1
Online Media:

A wayside mill and its primitive water-wheel, Telemarken. 720 Interpositive

Topic:
NORWAY--Miscellaneous
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood, Elmer, 1859-1947  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs
Place:
Norway
Telemarken
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 25566
General:
Company catalog card included
Same as RSN 12118 and 19636
Currently stored in box 3.2.44 [58], moved from [123]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mills and mill-work  Search this
Waterwheels  Search this
Genre/Form:
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 25541-25644
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref23327

A log-built mill and a water-wheel grindstone, on Stalheim's river, Naerodal. 654 interpositive

Topic:
NORWAY TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood, Elmer, 1859-1947  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Naerodal (Norway)
Norway
Stalheim
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 19587
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.3 [187A].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
01135
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Grindstones  Search this
Gristmills  Search this
Rivers -- Norway  Search this
Waterwheels  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19508-19600
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19355

A wayside mill and its primitive water-wheel, Telemarken. 720 Interpositive

Topic:
NORWAY--Miscellaneous
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood, Elmer, 1859-1947  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Norway
Telemarken
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 19636
General:
Similar to RSN 12118 and 25566
Currently stored in box 3.2.3 [187A], moved from [184]
Copy and Version Identification Note:
01012
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mills and mill-work  Search this
Waterwheels  Search this
Genre/Form:
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19601-19689
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19403

A wayside mill and its primitive water-wheel, Telemarken [Norway]. [Active no. 720 : stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
NORWAY--Miscellaneous
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood, Elmer, 1859-1947  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Norway
Telemarken
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 12118

Video number 11388
General:
Company catalog card included.
NOTE! IMAGE REVERSE COPIED ON VIDEODISC! Same as RSN 19536 and 25566
Currently stored in box 3.1.7 [221].
Company acc. no. 77887.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mills and mill-work -- Norway  Search this
Waterwheels  Search this
Genre/Form:
Landscapes (representations)
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 12041-12134
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref8792

Water-wheel and mill on Lelemarken road, Norway. [Active no. 1569 : stereo photonegative,]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Underwood, Elmer, 1859-1947  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Lelemarken (Norway)
Norway
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
RSN 10048
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 2.1.12 [87].
Orig. nos. 77894; 695.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mills and mill-work -- Norway  Search this
Valleys -- Norway  Search this
Waterwheels -- Norway  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 10036-10069, Cards AS 1488-AS 1594
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref6726

Central Europe, Rhineland -- Forging of Steel in a Water-Powered Hammer Mill

Collection Creator:
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (25 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1962
Scope and Contents:
Edited film: the Stursbergs forge uses a water wheel to power its operation. This film demonstrates some preparation of the steel and its eventual outcome, although the actual forging itself is not shown. Legacy Keywords: Germany ; Central Europe, Rhineland ; Europe
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2006.2.568; E00484
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:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2006-02-ref1131

Central Europe, Rhineland -- Grinding of Knife Blades in a Solingen Cottage

Collection Creator:
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (20 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
Edited film: surveys first the spillway, canal, water wheel and power mechanism at the cottage itself. Knives are then brought to be sharpened by using the grindstone, and the entire sharpening process is shown. Legacy Keywords: Germany ; Central Europe, Rhineland ; Europe
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2006.2.567; E00427
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:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2006-02-ref1133

Central Europe, Rhineland -- Forging of Steel in a Water-Powered Hammer Mill

Collection Creator:
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (25 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1962
Scope and Contents:
Edited film: the Stursbergs forge uses a water wheel to power its operation. This film demonstrates some preparation of the steel and its eventual outcome, although the actual forging itself is not shown. Legacy Keywords: Germany ; Central Europe, Rhineland ; Europe
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2006.2.568; E00484
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:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-2006-02-ref238

Central Europe, Rhineland -- Grinding of Knife Blades in a Solingen Cottage

Collection Creator:
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany)  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (20 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1961
Scope and Contents:
Edited film: surveys first the spillway, canal, water wheel and power mechanism at the cottage itself. Knives are then brought to be sharpened by using the grindstone, and the entire sharpening process is shown. Legacy Keywords: Germany ; Central Europe, Rhineland ; Europe
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 2006.2.567; E00427
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:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Institut Für Den Wissenschaftlichen Filmen (IWF) Encyclopaedia Cinematographica film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Japan: Promotional and Theatrical Footage (1993.25.2)

Collection Creator:
Richards, Theodore  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (17 minutes, black-and-white silent; 440 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
circa 1927
Scope and Contents:
Footage of 13 separate segments compiled for unknown reasons of Japanese film. Segment 1: Scenes of Miyajima Island (also known as Itsukushishima Island) off the coast of Hiroshima (deer, shrine gate of Itsukushima Shrine, rice paddles, carved stone marker, foliage, men and women walking and having tea). Segment 2: Three young women (or girls) taking a boat ride in the Htsugawa river. Two of the young women wear elaborate kimonos and have elaborate hairdos. The other young woman is dressed in a more casual kimono and less elaborate hairstyle. An intertitle in Japanese reads "Ko'ayu Waterfall." Segment 3: Five women in short cotton robes descend stairs from building to a mudbank for mudbaths (a man covers one of the women in mud and prepares a space for another and they eat slices of melon, leave their mud bath to enter the water and then to exit). Segment 5: Men work a water wheel with their feet under an umbrella in a rice field. There are phone and/or electric lines in the background. Segment 6: A young girl blows up a paper ball/baloon and tosses the ball in the air. Segment 7: Bon-odori or Bon dance is being performed by men and women.(The dance is usually performed in the summer for the Bon festival which is a time to remember one's ancestors.) Segment 8: From the headdress and kimono worn by the central woman this could be a wedding procession to a shrine for the ceremony. Attendants could be family members wearing dark kimonos that would be appropriate for a wedding. Segment 9: Two young women, one wearing an elaborate kimono with a butterfly on the back panel. One woman uses a "comb" to work on the hair of the other. Segment 10: A sequence from Futagawa Buntaro's 1928 chambara style theatrical samurai film, "Poisonous Snake". Film depicts a clash of men with swords and sticks in what is believed to be the Tokugawa period (1600-1869). Interestingly although guns were not used in Japan during the Tokugawa period, a rifle is fired in this sequence. The clash also involves a Japanese woman. Segment 11: A man is lying on his back and juggling a young boy on his feet. Segment 12: A parade of men in historical costumes of samurai in formal clothing and then in armor followed by what appears to be courtiers of the Heian period. Segment 13: Three young women (possibly girls) dressed in elaborate kimonos with elaborate hairdos. A single woman is shown who then has her elaborate hairdo dismantled and re-done by a professional hairdresser and assistant. Hairdresser is show wrapping up her tools in a cloth furoshiki. Segment ends with a very brief shot of a woman in kimono dancing with a fan.
Local Numbers:
HSFA 1993.25.2
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Theodore Richards travel films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Austrian Motorcycle Expedition Through Africa, Capetown to Cairo film

Creator:
Bohmer, Josef  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (37 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1365 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Arabs  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
Africa, North
Africa, Eastern
Egypt
Sudan
Kenya
South Africa
Date:
1935-1936
Scope and Contents:
Edited film of a motorcycle expedition by six Austrians who traversed Africa from October 1935 to March 1936. Footage documents the rigors of overland travel on motorcycle as well as encounters with three tribal groups: Zulus in South Africa, Kikuyu in Kenya, and Latukas in the Sudan. Film includes ceremonial dance at a Zulu wedding, Zulu homesteads, and activities around a mission school; Kikuyu women on the way to market and in a market and distinctive ear ornamentation worn by these women; and Latuka homesteads and kraals. Also included are shots of Victoria Falls, expedition members with African bearers climbing Mt. Kilamanjaro, crossing the Nubian Desert, and logistics of setting up a mobile camp.

Collection also contains sound recordings and annotations (recorded narratives), photographs, field notes and maps.

Legacy Keywords: Dwellings circular thatched Zululand ; Schools mission schools South Africa ; Dance weddings Zulu South Africa ; Hair wearing of Zulu South Africa ; Markets marketwomen Kikuyu Kenya ; Corrals kraals Latuka Sudan ; Mutilation ear lobes Kikuyu Kenya ; Adornment ear ornaments Kikuyu Kenya ; Tents use in expedition camping ; Motorcycles Putsh as overland transport Africa ; Water wheels ox-driven Sudan ; Architecture Great Pyramids Egypt ; Language and culture

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 1979.1.1
Provenance:
Received from Josef Bohmer in 1979.
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.
Rights:
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Topic:
Lotuko (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Austrian Motorcycle Expedition Through Africa, Capetown to Cairo film, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1979.01
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Robert Haupt travel films of India

Creator:
Haupt, Robert  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (25 minutes, black-and-white silent, 965 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Silent films
Place:
South Asia
Uttar Pradesh (India)
Date:
1933-1937
Scope and Contents:
Footage taken while Haupt travelled in India and Pakistan while stationed at the Woodstock school in Landour/Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh, one of the so-called "hill stations" of British India. Locations of interest include Mussoorie, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Bombay, the Portugese colony of Goa (India), and the Khyber Pass. Documentation of ethnographic interest includes: scenes of everyday Indian village life; a major mela (Hindu festival) at Allahabad (a Muslim city sacred to Hindu pilgrims), showing sadhus (holy men) undergoing various ordeals and wealthy maharajas parading on ornamented elephants; a brass carver in Jaipur; another festival in Nagpur which incorporates "initiation rituals" for young sadhus, such as men walking on coals and being suspended and swung on a tripod with metal hooks in their backs; street scenes and bazaars in Bombay; and various shots of fishing boats and women at heavy manual labor in Goa. Miscellaneous sequences include Haupt and friends on hunting expeditions, sites along the Khyber Pass, and scenes at the airport in Delhi recording the London to Melbourne air race of 1936.

Collection contains supplementary materials, namely, annotations (recorded narratives).

Legacy keywords: Villages India ; Transportation carts wagons India ; Agriculture winnowing India ; Festival melas India ; Irrigation methods of water wheel India ; Priests festivals penitence India ; Dancing drums India ; Drums dancing Alaska ; Music ; Ascetics holy men India ; Mutilation as religious penance "rope dance" India ; Fortifications hill stations Kyber Pass ; Schools missions India ; Competitions track schools India ; Amputation as religious penance holy men India ; Boats harbors India ; Processions Maharajas sadhus elephants mela India ; Initiation rites sadhus Hindu India ; Ordeals initiation rites sadhus India ; Language and culture

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Provenance:
Received from Robert Haupt in 1980.
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.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Search this
Hinduism  Search this
Genre/Form:
silent films
Citation:
Robert Haupt travel films of India, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.1980.03
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