Phillip KLIER

Germany 1845 – Burma 1911

  • Burma from c. 1871

Scene on Schwe Dagon Pagoda Description: children and monk, shaded by man holding umbrella, pray before shrine
Place made: Rangoon, Yangon Division, Burma (Myanmar)
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: stiff white card

Primary Insc: inscription in negative lower centre in negative white letters, "SCENE ON THE SCHWE DAGON PAGODA 546 REGD / P. KLIER. RANGOON"
Dimensions: image and sheet 20.0 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2295
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.