Jaipur

India, 1955

Film
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The ancient rose-red city of Jaipur and the surrounding country of Rajput. Designed on a grand scale by Jai Singh in 1728, the walled city contains many remarkable temples, gardens and palaces. Nearby is the old palace, with man]gnificent frescoes, inlay work and decorated ceilings. The fort recalls the history of Rajput and its defence against waves of invaders. The observatory built by Jai Singh; collections of manuscripts and paintings; Palace of Winds; craftsmen at work.

Credits

production company

Documentary Films of India

producer

Ezra Mir

Duration

00:26:33:00

Production places
India
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012548

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Jaipur (India) - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Jaipur (India) - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Gardens

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - India

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture, Indian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Temples

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Temples

History → Historic buildings

History → History

History → India - History

History → Temples

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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