• Short Summary

    The Japanese art of Ikebana - flower arranging incorporating philosophy and symbolism.

  • Description

    Chelsea, London.

    Men and women in traditional Japanese dress demonstrate the latest ideas and techniques of Ikebana - a type of flower arranging or flower sculpture. Various C/Us of designs being constructed and of some finished sculptures. Narrator explains that Ikebana is becoming very popular in Britain. The art form encompasses ideas of philosophy and symbolism.

    This demonstration is taking place in a Chelsea art gallery. The event is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the London branch of Ikebana International. Various shots of artistic designs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    481.06
    Media URN:
    4580
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:04:00 / 01:53:06:00
    Canister:
    CP 742

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