Felice BEATO, Biggest bell in the world at the Mingoon Pagoda, weight 103 tonne Enlarge 1 /1

Felice BEATO

Italy 1832 – 1909

Biggest bell in the world at the Mingoon Pagoda, weight 103 tonne c. 1885
Collection Title: Burma album
Page: 29
Place made: Mingun (Mingoon), Sagiang Region, Burma (Myanmar)
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below image on mount in pencil "Beggars bell in the world of the Mingoon Pagoda. Weight 103 tonne 27".
Dimensions: comp 27.2 h x 21.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.955.29