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The Incomparable Pagoda, Mandalay, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/32

Scope and Contents

272 x 211 mm. View of the Atumashi or Incomparable Pagoda, a building of six tiered terraces carried on 36 pillars and decorated with gilt and glass inlay work. A colossal figure of Gautama (not visible) is seated on the highest of terraces. The temple was built by King Minden in memory of his father, and was destroyed by fire in 1892. Photographer unknown, probably Watts and Skeen.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Date information

DateText: The photographs were probably taken in the 1880s..


Watts and Skeen [?]

Finding aid date

2003-10-10 11:40:35+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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