Imperial city

United Kingdom, 1980

Film
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In 1911, the British built a new capital for India. The creation of New Delhi was the greatest artistic enterprise of the British Empire, and we follow the architects in a search for a style incorporating British and Indian architecture.

Credits

director
producer

Margaret Williams

production company

Arbor Films

Duration

00:47:07:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32200

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Colonies

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New Delhi (India)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - India

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - India

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cross-cultural studies

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Cross-cultural studies

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Great Britain - Colonies

History → Great Britain - History

History → History

History → India - History

History → India - History - British occupation, 1765-1947

Places → Cities and towns - Interpretive programs

Places → New Delhi (India)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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