Musee Louis Finot, Hanoi [i.e. Hà Nội]
Scope and Contents
An album of statues and busts of Deities, Buddha’s and the Divine. Subjects are: Divinité féminine (1-2, 12), Harihara (3-4), Visnu (5, 8-9), Tête de Buddha (6-7), Princess divinisée identifiée à la Prajnaparamita 10-11). All measure approximately 120 x 175 mm.
Pasted into the first page of the album is a list of the photographs (in French), giving further details, including dates, of the statues.
- 1920 - 1929
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Biographical / Historical
The Musée Louis Finot was established in the 1920s and was housed in a building which typifies the hybrid ‘Indochinese style’ of architecture and traces the history of the Vietnamese people from the earliest times to the present day using displays of cultural and ethnological significance. This museum is now known as the Vietnam History Museum.
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This collection level description was entered by WS.
DateText: Dates are based on the establishment of the Museum in the 1920s..
- 2007-03-06 16:03:16+00:00
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