Mongolia Date:1931 Duration:1 min 3 sec Sound:NO SOUND
British flag flying over a walled compound. Signs on compound wall in Russian and Chinese. French flag flies over a building of the "Thrift and Investment, Finance and Trust Corporation." A chinese man shines shoes of a Westerner. A Chinese traditional health practitioner works at a table covered with cloth containing an image of a human figure with various points on the body annotated. The cloth contains many other Chinese formulaic writings. He appears to be writing a prescription for a woman. Several Chinese boys play on a windswept sidewalk. An infant crawls behind them. Two Chinese women walk in a deserted street, with their toddler children. A bird sits in a cage hanging over the sidewalk. A horse and wagon stand at the curb, Two horses and wagons are seen at a curb with a foal apparently sleeping between them. Views of men playing Mahjong inside a sidewalk parlor. Others watch. Farmers filling barrels of water while their cattle-drawn wagons stand in a stream.
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