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Lahore India 1930 stock footage and images

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People bid farewell to Mahatma Gandhi as he goes to a prison after being arrested in Lahore, India.

Mahatma Gandhi being arrested in Lahore, India. A large number of people gather on a street as Mahatma Gandhi goes to a prison following his arrest by the Britishers. Past events show him addressing a large gathering at a public meeting. A banner at the meeting reads ' We live in deeds not in years independence for all and ever '

Date: 1930, December 24
Duration: 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Shia Muslims commemorate death of Ali, Mohammed's son-in-law, with mourning processions in India.

Shia Muslims in India. A religious ceremony in the form of a mourning procession to mark the anniversary of the death of Ali, Mohammed's son in law. People in the streets during the procession. Animals decorated with finery. Men and boys strike their chests with their fists as part of the mourning ritual. In separate sequence, The Taj Mahal in Agra, and the Shalimar Gardens in Lahore, Punjab, British India, are shown.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Jerusalem. Jews reading from Torah. Islamic principles of design. Mosques in Jerusalem, India, and Tunisia.

Slate notes Mohammed's respect for ideas of Christians and Jews. Jews are seen reading from the torah. View of Dome of the Rock,Mosque, Temple Mount, Jerusalem. Other mosques: the Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque), seen from the Divan-e Khas, in the Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila), Punjab, British India; and the courtyard of the Grand Mosque of Kairouan, in Tunis, Tunisia . Slate states that Islamic decoration is confined to Arabic script and geometric or floral designs. Architecture of a mosque shows columns, pillars and arches at the side of a courtyard. As previously noted, the columns and the roof of the mosque are decorated only with Arabic script, floral and geometric designs. A decorative grill in a mosque.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Markets, commerce, and architecture in the Muslim world of the Middle East

Opening scene shows families, including small children, walking through a bazaar in North Africa. Some riders on horseback pass them. A man in a fez and several merchants (some carrying goods on their heads) are seen. Customers converse with a seller of metal wares. Scene shifts to a bazaar in Arabia. Arabs and a few in more western dress, walk near the building. Inside, a man is seen sharpening and polishing curved knives. The next market shown is in Syria. A busy street is seen in front of the bazaar, with some persons riding camels. A merchant walking with a donkey carrying a load of goods. A boy rides a small donkey. Pedestrians abound. Wooden objects are displayed in one of the stalls of the market place, where carpenter is seen working on an item. Slate describes the next bazaar as located in North India (current-day Pakistan). A crowded market is seen with many textiles displayed and numerous persons walking through the area. Multistory buildings line the market. Views of Mosques in Moslem countries. The Blue Mosque in Istanbul,turkey. The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha (Alabaster Mosque) in the Citadel of Cairo, Egypt A mosque with five low domes (minaret not seen) in Yemen. The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. Women carrying parcels on their heads, as they walk past massive clay structures. Closeup of a woman with several children, who run to play in yard near a clay house. A donkey stands in the yard. Examples of some large attractive clay buildings in southern Arabia.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People rejoice as the Indian political leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is out of jail and addresses the people in India.

A film about the various nationwide movements in India and contribution of the Indian political leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi before independence in India. People rejoice as Mahatma Gandhi is out of jail. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi sits on a stage and is surrounded by a crowd. Gandhiji addresses the crowd from a balcony. A huge crowd gathered as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi addresses the people. A British India flag in the foreground. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi stands with other men on the balcony.

Date: 1930
Duration: 2 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The followers of political leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi riot against police during civil disobedience movement in India.

A documents film about the people's various nationwide movements and contribution of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi before independence in India. The followers of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi riot against police during the civil disobedience movement. The police hits and controls the crowd. A policeman carries a man. A medical van in the crowd.

Date: 1930
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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