The films of Ursula Graham Bower in Nagaland, 1938-1944

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Created: 2014-09-29 08:56
Institution: King's College
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Description: A set of films taken by the explorer and anthropologist Ursula Graham Bower, in black and white and colour, in the Naga Hills, Assam, India. For the background see the author's 'Naga Path', and also the interview of the author on the Streaming Media Service or Youtube. The films edited and arranged by Alan Macfarlane.

[The original, unfortunately now badly damaged, copies are in the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, U.K., where Graham Bower's extensive photographic collection is also located.]
 

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Ursula Graham Bower black and white films in the Naga Hills, between 1938 and 1939


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Miscellaneous Black and white 16mm film taken by Graham Bower in 1938 and 1939

coolies on the march

coolies learning to knit at Barak Bridge camp

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Collection: The films of Ursula Graham Bower in Nagaland, 1938-1944

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 29 Sep 2014


Ursula Graham Bower black and white films in the Naga Hills, various crafts, between 1938 and 1939


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Ursula Graham Bower – Various crafts, Naga and Kuki, 1938 and 1939 – Black and white.

Kabui woman weaving with a backstrap loom, Kambiron

Threading Kuki shuttle

Chiru...

Collection: The films of Ursula Graham Bower in Nagaland, 1938-1944

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 29 Sep 2014


Ursula Graham Bower colour films in the Naga Hills, between 1940 and 1944


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Ursula Graham Bower, 16mm colour film taken among the Zemi in Nagaland between 1940 and 1944

group standing, Bara Nenglo

man throwing spear, Bara Nenglo

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Collection: The films of Ursula Graham Bower in Nagaland, 1938-1944

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 29 Sep 2014


Ursula Graham Bower colour films in the Naga Hills, Spring 1939,


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colour 16mm film taken by Ursula Graham Bower in the spring of 1939

Walking through a park

Tankghul Naga – Tuinem Village

Tankul Naga weaving
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Collection: The films of Ursula Graham Bower in Nagaland, 1938-1944

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 29 Sep 2014