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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.

Pt. 3 British-Guiana

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

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 ...

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 ...

7 Facts about Guyana

Learn, Share, Subscribe The American Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR8eYVQa9r_t3h4Tc2bmhsu The Asian series: ...

A Mix of Indians and Africans in South America? People of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana

The nations of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana are some of the most fascinating places to learn about in the entire world, being a mix of mostly Indian and ...

Georgetown Guyana (1962)

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

HM The Queen Visits British Guiana, 1966


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 ...

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 ...

The Princess In British Guiana (1958)

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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 has been filling the headlines on account of Communist-directed strikes and unrest. From Devonport, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders boarded ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

British Guiana 1¢ Magenta stamp sold for $9.5 million

The world's most legendary postage stamp, the unique 1856 British Guiana 1¢ Magenta, was auctioned June 17 at Sotheby's in New York for a record-shattering ...

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.

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 ...

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 7 of 8

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.

Arrival Of Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders In British Guiana (1953)

Atkinson Field Wharf, British Guiana. Enclosed newspaper clipping states the first battalion of the Scottish regiment of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders landed ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Views and Buildings of British Guiana

Views and Buildings of British Guiana 1949.

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 ...

Auction report: The famous British Guiana stamp collection of John E. Du Pont

Marcus Orsi, chief philatelist at David Feldman, speaking about the record braking auction of British Guiana held in Geneva on June 27, 2014.

DVD Guiana 1838 Title Sequence

Guiana 1838 is a powerful period drama which tells the story of how the British Empire abolished slavery only to create a different form of slavery with Indian ...

BGBS 560 British Guiana Broadcast Service 1960

2 Thousand mile reception from South America to New Jersey over 50 years ago.

Guyana or British Guiana in the 1930's. Archive film 92694

Guyana, British Guyana or British Guiana. Several shots of Kaieteur Falls on the Potaro River. River and people in canoe.

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.

A Young Collector Sets Eyes on The British Guiana

Watch eleven year old and avid stamp collector Asher Hurowitz set eyes on The British Guiana for the first time.


Georgetown stock shots. HAS of rooftops of Georgetown. LS of municipal building in Georgetown. Cannon in front of municipal building with Union Jack flag ...

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