Johannes & Co.

commenced 1891 – 1934

photographic studio (organisation)

Joseph Johannes

Burma 1851 – 1919

  • JN Johannes working first as a jailer in Bassein and Akyo 1870s-1880s then as a photographer in Mandalay, Burma The studio name ran from 1891-1934 From Bombay to Shanghai Museum voor Volkenkunde, Rotterdam 1995 p100

A Shan 1902 - 1911 Description: Burmese man with spear
Title Notes: drawn from inscription on image
Page: 24
Place made: Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: cotton brown paper album page

Primary Insc: insribed on image bottom left in negative white letters, "74.-A SHAN-" studio credit on image bottom right in negative white letters, "JOHANNES & CO. / MANDALAY-"
Dimensions: image and sheet 14.3 h x 10.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.2468.24.2
Subject: Collection: The Leo Haks collection of 19th and early 20th century Asian photography, acquired 2007.
  • Leo Haks collection, Amsterdam, assembled between 1977 - 2007.