Leonard Collection... Leonard Collection, 1950s-1960
These 13 films include footage from Burma (Myanmar), Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India and various parts of Africa, particularly Rhodesia and South Africa. Footage generally shows family and local scenes, voyages on board ship, scenes taken when travelling, wildlife, and tourist sights.
Alan Roy Leonard was born in 1927 and died in 1991. During the 1950s, Leonard spent 6 years in Calcutta, India, and then worked for 2 and 1/2 years in Africa. He was married to Audrey and they had 3 children in total, 2 born in India and 1 in Rhodesia. Leonard used his cine camera to record their travels around India, Ceylon, Burma and various countries in Africa.
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