Detail

Title ID 2740Collection ID321
Title[Holiday in Switzerland]
Date[1938?]
CollectionNightingale Family
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
ThemeTravel Fashion
KeywordsAnimals Clothing Landscape Holidays Shopping Street Trading Zoological Gardens Fashion National Dress
Location
LocalBern
NationalSwitzerland Europe
Credits
ProductionPercy Nightingale
CameraFlorence Nightingale Payne (?); Percy Nightingale (?)
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration3 min. 20 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A brief amateur film recording a holiday to Switzerland. The majority of the footage focuses on the outdoor markets in Bern - the cameraman pays particular attention to the women wearing traditional Swiss dresses.

Stills

A still from [Holiday in Switzerland] (1938)

Contextual information

Fashion Notes: This film shows the traditional Swiss dress of the female market sellers, as well as the market’s visitors everyday clothing.

Fashion keywords: national dress

For further information see Screen Search Fashion online resource.

Related resources

Websites

Screen Search Fashion

This online resource provides a thematic guide for students interested in fashion and dress. The site offers pathways into aspects of fashion and dress as depicted in archive film from the inter-war period in the Screen Archive South East collections.
http://screenarchive.brighton.ac.uk/portfolio/screen-search-fashion/