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1) 2747.0029_F16
16mm film; [300 ft.]; Silent; Color
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3) nhf-2747_0029-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
Trip to Nepal, 1952--Dorothy Stebbins Bowles--home movies. Reel 26
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Can Descriptions
Nepal #2, 1952 Nepalis/Tibetans
Viewing Notes
Bowles party continues its overland trip to Katmandu. Camp. Someone hands a cigarette to a Nepali man cooking. Men tend to the horses. A man sits on the ground and adjusts his leg wraps. The group gets food and coffee from an outdoor table. Mountains. Steps leading to a temple and stone Buddhas. Diplomats and the Bowles family eat at an outdoor table. Pan of a valley surrounded by mountains. Katmandu: Street vendor. (Out of focus) Pan of buildings in town. More shots of buildings and street scenes. Two young Nepali boys measuring chilies on a scale. Procession down the street. Street scenes. Groups of children smile at the camera. Dark footage of soldiers in a garden. Buddhist temple: Stupa with people around it. A monkey sitting on a vajra sculpture. Pan down the stupa. People and objects in the temple. People praying and washing the feet of a stone sculpture. Steps up to the temple. Monkeys. Sally feeds a monkey. Street scenes. Sally in a crowd of Nepali people. A Nepali woman pulls at a European woman’s tights. People washing and doing laundry in the river. A man hauling water. [End of Reel]
Travel, Religion
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