Archive / Films / Meiklejohn Collection – Film 8


B&W. 9:34min. Darjeeling, India. 1932-1937. Film made by William Meiklejohn. Garden party at Government House attended by Sir John Anderson. Official ceremony and parade attended by Sir John Anderson and Indian and Tibetan delegations. Views of garden and bungalow. Scene of a Tibetan monk playing a damaru drum and a drilbu (hand bell). Picnic and garden scenes; children playing in a garden; British woman walking around a garden in bloom. (same?) British woman climbing on an elephant for a short trip led by the mahout. Small European party traveling on elephants and crossing a river. (film with captions)


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