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Phillip KLIER

Germany 1845 – Burma 1911

  • Burma from c. 1871

Festivities at a Poongyes cremation Description: large group of Burmese people most with white shirts, elephant sculpture to left of image
Place made: Rangoon, Yangon Division, Burma (Myanmar)
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: stiff white card

Primary Insc: inscription in negative lower right in negative white letters, "FESTIVITIES AT A POONGYES CREMATION. / 411 / P. KLIER. RANGOON" Inscription in negative lower right in negative white letters, "COPYRIGHT"
Dimensions: image and sheet 20.2 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2296
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.