Archive / Films / Studd Collection – Film 11


B&W. 15:36min. Benares, (Varanasi); Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. c. late 1920s. Film made by Sir Eric Studd. European travelers on a train platform with a ‘Great Indian Peninsula’ train carriage in the background. Members of the Grand Lodge of England Deputation gathered in garden. Arriving at Benares. Scenes at the Benares ghats. Snake charmers. Juggling. Members of the Delegation at train station. Monkeys at Ajodhya railways station. Scenes of Lucknow Residency: visiting the ruins of the old city, graves and fort.


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