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Pagoda at Paghan, Burma [i.e. Pagan, Myanmar], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D/14

Scope and Contents

147 x 102 mm. Showing a deserted temple at Pagan, on the eastern bank of the Irrawaddysome 80 miles southwest of Mandalay. Pagan was founded by King Pyinbya in 847 AD and remained the royal capital until the extinction of the dynasty in 1298 AD. The annotation on the reverse states 'supposed to be the oldest royal city. Photo by J. Jackson, Rangoon'.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1899


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading at edges.



Date information

DateText: 1890s..


Jackson, J, fl 1860-1919, photographer

Finding aid date

2003-10-01 09:14:39+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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