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History of Guyana in motion video, Vol.2 - 1948

Below is a collection of films made in and about Guyana circa 1948, courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email

All of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum

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1948 - Penn Museum collection
Parrot. Rodent. People washing bicycles in stream.
Fishnets on sticks in water.
Foliage. Birds. Distant shots of houses.
Cultivated fields.
A bottle vendor's cart.
Two parrots on a stick.
More greenery.
Woman with baby and forearms covered with silver armlets.
Railroad car (?) for "police and prisoners."
Large wooden house, [distant]
Flowers and foliage

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