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British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 1 (1924)

Reel 1. Intertitle gives viewer a brief introduction to the history of British Guiana. Georgetown on the Demerara River - the capital. View from on board a boat.

British Guiana (1953)

British Guiana. GVs. Typical street and houses, and palm trees. Various shots of a woman unclothing baby and washing him in pail. Various shots of woman ...

British Guiana 1948 Reel 1 of 8

Scenes from airplane window. Grass roofed buildings; people on a highway; general scenes along road. \

Pt. 2 British Guiana

Some scenes from the old British Guiana, Guyana.

The story behind the One-Cent Magenta stamp worth $9.5M

The Smithsonian is now home to the world's rarest stamp worth $9.5 million. The One-Cent Magenta has been hidden from view for a significant part of its more ...

British Guiana Crisis (1953)

Georgetown, British Guiana. Old records read as follows (check against film - shots may be in different sequence to description): Four men of Royal Welsh ...

A look at how the British undermined democracy in British Guiana when it ousted Dr Jagan

Mike Thomson investigates how Britain covertly manipulated the democratic process in its South American colony, then known as British Guiana, in the run-up to ...

The Royal Tour - Technicolor (1966)

This item is shot in Technicolor. British Guiana (Guyana). Various shots of the Orinduik Falls in British Guiana. Several shots of large sugar plantation with men ...

Tension In British Guiana - Exclusive (1953)

Georgetown, British Guiana. First report from Pathe News cameraman Ced Baynes. GV of Georgetown. SV street scene in Georgetown. LV Governor's residence ...

Old Indian-Guyanese woman talks about Indentured Servitude under British Empire

In 1833, the Parliament of UK abolished slavery throughout most of the British Empire. However, plantation owners had already figured out a new way of ...

British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 2 (1924)

Reel 2. Industries of British Guiana. Demerara sugar. Plantation workers climb aboard a train/tractor contraption to take them to work. We see some labourer's ...

Crisis In British Guiana (1953)

Atkinson Field. Documentation contains newspaper cutting from the Daily Chronicle about Hopkinson, Minister of State for Colonial Affairs arriving in British ...

The Princess In British Guiana (1958)

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British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 6 (1924)

Reel 6. c 1924 Industries of British Guiana. Production of Bauxite - the ore from which aluminium is manufactured. Dense tropical forests must be removed ...

History of Guyana

The recorded history of Guyana can be dated back to 1499, when Alonso de Ojeda`s first expedition arrived from Spain at the Essequibo river. The history of ...

Kennedy and British Guiana: A Cold War International History

13-03-13 Institute for the Study of the Americas http://www.sas.ac.uk/ ...

British Guiana Guyana South America early 1920's. Film 1788

British Guiana, Guyana in South America. British Guiana Guyana South America Patamanon Indians make instruments and weaving. Tapioca production where ...

British Guiana 1948 Reel 3 of 8

Boat in shallow stream. Horse and cart. Foliage-roofed house on stilts. Partially woven straw object. Utensils on shelves, village shelter. Frame of village building ...

British Guiana 1948 Reel 2 of 8

Field. Small boy bathing at well or over stream. Building: arched facade. Church. Wooden frame building with square tower. Narrow canal. People.

Pt. 3 British-Guiana

Some scenes on the folks in British Guiana in the 1940s.

HM The Queen Visits British Guiana, 1966


British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 9 (1924)

Reel 9. c 1924 Minnehaha Creek on the Potaro River - the principal gold field of British Guiana. A large dredging plant is set up which extracts silt from the ...

Georgetown Guyana (1962)

Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear. Georgetown, Guyana (aka Guiana) South America. Street scenes. Public library ...


Mr. Henry L. Hopkinson being welcomed Sir Alfred Savage. Various shots of crowd. Mr. Linden F.A. Burnham getting out of car. Dr. Cheddi Jagan posing with ...

British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 3 (1924)

Reel 3. Industries of British Guiana. A typical planter's house. A woman rides a horse in front of a grand house. Large open canal barges take workers to the ...

British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 5 (1924)

Reel 5. c 1924 Industries of British Guiana. Coconut palms. A young boy climbs up the trunk of a tree. He climbs up just using his hands and feet (no ropes or ...

British Guyana 1936 \

Lowboat paddled on river; dugout (?) Riverbank: view from river. More boats. Thatch roofed houses with post-and-stick walls. Girls at village; note: nose ring.

Sugar Refining And Saw Mill In British Guiana (1953)

British Guiana GV Diamond sugar grinding plant. MS barges full of sugar cane. VS can lifted out of barges onto platform and pushed into grinding machine.

Rare Stamps and Curiosities Pt1 British Guiana 1 Cent Magenta Mauritius 1 Penny Red 2 Penny

See some of the rarest stamps in the world featured on these pre-WW2 trade cards. Issue Title: Stamps: Rare and Interesting Issuer: Ardath Tobacco Co.

British Guiana -1924

Hello everyone. This video clip will certainly take us all back in time, to 1924, British Guyana. There were a lot of industrial activities occurring then. NB: This ...

British Guiana - The Country And Its Industries Reel 8 (1924)

Reel 8. (Reel 7 is missing). c 1924 Industries of British Guiana. Town of Christianburg is seen from the river. The government sawmills. The quay side of Wismar.

1936: Reel 3: British Guyana (1936)

Lowboat paddled on river; dugout (?) Riverbank: view from river. More boats. Thatch roofed houses with post-and-stick walls. Girls at village; note: nose ring.

What's It Worth? British Guiana Stamp - Most Valuable Stamp

In just a few days the world's most expensive stamp will be auctioned off in New York. See if you can accurately predict what price the British Guiana Stamp will ...

British Guiana Band (1923-1930)

British Guiana Band. Various shots man in civilian suit (Governor of Guiana ?) inspecting the band and looking at their instruments. MS's of the men playing as ...

Georgetown, British Guiana, 1930's. Archive film 94263

Film of British Guiana, later Guyana in the 1930's. Georgetown, the capital. Clock tower. Markets. Mule cart crosses bridge. Women carry baskets on head.

Rare British Guiana Stamp Sells for Record $9.5 Million

A British Guiana One-Cent Magenta postage stamp from 1856, the only one of its kind to still exist, sold for a record $9.5 million (£5.6m) at Sotheby's on Tuesday ...

Princess Margaret's Visit to British Guiana - No Sound - 1958

VS of welcome to Princess Margaret - crowds waiting for her arrival at airport - children wave flags. Guard of honour. Meets dignitaries including Patrick Renison ...

Argyles Embark For British Guiana On HMS Implacable (1953)

Unissued / unused material. Argyles embark for British Guiana on HMS \

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