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Ethiopia 1969 Reel 35 of 65

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Film Id:F16-0378
Film Description:Reel 35 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Addis Ababa

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Cat. Reel 378 1969: Reel 35: Ethiopia. May 1. Addis Ababa.

Lost wax casting process
Pouring molten wax from mold. Putting empty mold back in fire.
Putting crucible on fire. Silver in crucible.
Pouring silver into mold.
Silver cross, broken mold.
Cutting off silver plug, using hammer and chisel.
Filing off burr, rough-filing surface of cross.
Filing edges; smith holds cross against foot.
Smith operating skin bellows to heat lime and water to clean cross.
Dome in Trinity Cathedral: dome painting dark interior.
Altar: dark interior. Stained glass windows: 15 shots of biblical
scenes (mcu).
Lost wax casting process
Pouring molten wax from mold. Putting empty mold back in fire.
Putting crucible on fire. Silver in crucible.
Pouring silver into mold.
Silver cross, broken mold.
Cutting off silver plug, using hammer and chisel.
Filing off burr, rough-filing surface of cross.
Filing edges; smith holds cross against foot.
Smith operating skin bellows to heat lime and water to clean cross.
Dome in Trinity Cathedral: dome painting dark interior.
Altar: dark interior. Stained glass windows: 15 shots of biblical
scenes (mcu).
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Lost wax casting, Addis Ababa, Silver casting
Tags: Addis Ababa | Lost wax casting | Silver casting
Rights:All rights are reserved by 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 photos@pennmuseum.org.


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