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Photographic album of Rangoon, circa 1896

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Photographic album of Rangoon

Title: Photographic album of Rangoon
Dates: circa 1896
Number: 2018.R.6
Extent: 1 Linear Foot (1 album)
Abstract: Photographic album of Rangoon contains 47 cyanotype views of businesses in Rangoon, each paired with a full-page advertisement on the opposing page. Businesses depicted include general outfitters; provisioners; haberdashers; boot, shoe and saddle makers; purveyors of wine and spirits; chemists; tobacconists; sellers of pianos and other musical instruments; stationers, booksellers and publishers; banks; and coach works. A few views of local monuments, sites and government buildings are also present. These include the post office; government house; the public buildings; the Cantonment Garden; and the Shwedagon Pagoda.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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Author: Beth Ann Guynn


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