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New Delhi 1928

15 mins United Kingdom

Life in the final decades of Empire revealed by amateur filmmaker Sir Conrad Corfield, private secretary to the Viceroys. With an eye for the marvels of modernity, he shows the early landscape of Lutyens' Imperial New Delhi and the rich from the UK and Gulf States, enjoying air and sea-plane travel at His Majesty George V's pleasure. Corfield's shots emphasise English mastery of animals, technology and land.

Genres

Amateur film

Tags

Aerial Photography Delhi British Raj Cricket Colonial life

Collection

North India

Released

1928

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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