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News from the West: market in Paramaribo

Week number 47-25

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Different types of fruits and vegetables are sold at the large, partially covered market in Paramaribo. They are sold mainly by women from different cultures: Javanese, British Indian, Maroons and Creole. The "Kotta-missies" (a type of traditional dress) are well represented.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 April 1947
Length:
01:29

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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