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Burmese band, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/4

Scope and Contents

146 x 101 mm. Showing a group of Burmese musicians. The player in the foreground is seated inside a circular carved wooden frame lined with gongs (kyî-waing), with a drummer and two clarion (hnè) players behind. The annotation on the reverse states 'Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1899


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some fading.



Date information

DateText: 1890s..


Jackson, J, fl 1860-1919, photographer

Finding aid date

2003-09-30 10:39:39+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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