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Published on Dec 1, 2010
Iowa State College landscape architecture professors Philip H. Elwood and Walter Popham took 4 students (Bethane Carpenter, John Hall, Max Bird, and Norman Morris) on a tour of Japan, China, the Philippine Islands, and Hawaii in 1929. This videodisc covers highlights of the Korea, China and Hong Kong portions of that trip. Includes footage of a train ride between Kamakura and Kyoto showing rice farms, the sacred island of Miyajima (Itsuku-Shima), Seoul, Korea. Also shows a willow pattern tea house, temples, and the harbor of the Whang-poo River in Shanghai. Includes scenes of Hong Kong, the upper deck of C.P. SS Empress of Russia, and views of Hong Kong from the docks at Kowloon.