Life in Timbuktu. (1920 - 1929)

Film-document №67453 1 part, Duration: 0:05:25, Black-white to collection Price category G
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Square Type in Tibmuktu.


Hairdresser at work.

The crowd in the market.

Trader in the market.


A group of local residents.

Shopgirl cakes.

Butcher's shop.



On the way to the cabaret port near Timbuktu.

Channel linking p.

Niger and Timbuktu in the rainy season.

The area near the river.


On the river float boats with cargo.

On the bank of the river.

Groups of locals.

Boat accommodation

Caravan of camels laden with salt.

Riders on horses and camels.

Marines accompanying the caravan to protect against bandits.

Karvan moves across the savannah.

Type caravan suitable to the city.



Sale of salt on the streets.


Sold by salt on a commodity market.

Sending the salt in other areas of Sudan


Local riders on horseback preparing for competitions.

Spectators bettors.

Start of the race.

Spectators watch the competitions.

Local musicians and dancers.

Playful boys competition.

The film is incomplete, there is no beginning and end

Key words

France, trade, population, marketplace France, river, port, transportation, water, canal Mali, caravan, animals, army, savanna, the population France, trade, food France, sports, music, entertainment, children