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    Finger Painting, London.

    C/U Chinese woman mixing paints. As the woman prepares paints her husband lays out paper on table. M/S man picks up two bowls of paint. C/U his hands as he mixes a little water with the paint. He dips his finger in the paint and starts the picture. Various shots of man painting still life picture of flowers using only his fingers. When he is finished, he selects a stamp from a box, dips it in an ink pad and stamps the painting with Chinese letters. M/S man holding up the painting and compares it with the real flowers which are in the foreground.

    The man is We Tsai Yen of Singapore, he is practising ancient art of "Tse Hua" (finger painting).

    Note: newspaper article and letter on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44082
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1335.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:51:00 / 01:26:33:00
    Canister:
    NP 515
    Sort Number:
    NP 515
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    China Singapore Malaysia Singapore Singapore 2 Religion & Culture
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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