BURMA, TOUNGOO A good album of 26 views of native and British buildings, Regiments and views near Toungoo, on the Sittang River, Burma, [1880s]
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BURMA - TOUNGOO A good album of 26 views of native and British buildings, Regiments and views near Toungoo, on the Sittang River, Burma, [1880s]
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BURMA - TOUNGOO
A good album of 26 views of native and British buildings, Regiments and views near Toungoo, on the Sittang River, Burma, albumen prints, mounted on per page recto only, images 162 x 214mm., early cloth, 4to, [1880s]

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  • A good album, probably compiled by an employee of Messrs. Darwood & Goldenberg, a timber company based at Toungoo, on the banks of the River Sittang. Images include: Ripley Lodge (3), Brigade of the Mountain Train Battery (4, regiment with elephants); Missionary House and Courthouse; Sittang River "with some of Messrs. Darwood & Goldenberg' timber rafts en route for Rangoon" (2), English Military Church (2), Mess House of the officers of the 41st Native Regiment, "Liektoh, a Karen village about 30 miles from Toungoo", Artillery Barracks, the Burmese monastery near Toungoo (3), "Native Aristocracy of Toungoo" (illustrated), the Jubilee Gardens, the Government School, interior of the "Hindoo Temple erected by the Seapoys of the 1st Regiment of Native Infantry, Toungoo".
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