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Title:GOVERNMENT HOUSE GARDENS (WITH PEOPLE) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:MGH 6222
Other titles:COLONEL HODGKINSON - AMATEUR FILM [Allocated Series Title]
Description: An Indain man and two women sitting on a bench in the grounds of Government House, New Delhi. A man walks towards the camera carrying a large basket of flowers on his head. A large group of servants. A group (British), including Ditty Hodgkinson (wife of Colonel Hodgkinson), walk through the garden. Views of the gardens. Ditty and Edythe? with a dog next to the water. Another shot of the servants. A man in a pith helmet inspects the flowers on a large climbing shrub. An Indian man tends a bed of yellow flowers. The man in the pith helmet picks a flower from the climbing shrub. Shots of a variety of flowers in the garden.
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Running time: 1 min 50 secs ca
Notes: Allocated Title taken from Hodgkinson's original can markings.
Date: refers to stock dates on Kodachrome
Technical: original/copy status of film not marked
Edythe also appears in MGH 6224. Don't know who she is.
Summary: subject related to Partition of India in August 1947.