THAILAND Bangkok, c.1868

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Lot 82
THAILAND
Bangkok, c.1868

£ 4,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,300 - 6,700

Photography

18 May 2004, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

THAILAND
Bangkok, c.1868
Album of twenty-one albumen prints, views including Pagodas, Temples, the King's Palace, floating houses, groups of people, wooden funerary structures built at the death of King Mongkout etc., pasted recto and verso, ink captions in French, half morocco, gilt, oblong folio
prints approximately 17 by 23 cm. (6¾ x 9 in.)

Footnotes

  • Photographs captioned as follows: Rivière de Bangkok, Siam; Maisons flotantes; Marchand de fruits; Pagode principale; Temple du grand Boudha; Portique d'une pagode; Pagode entièrement revétue de faiences; Façade du palais du Roi de Siam; Cour intérieure du Palais; Intérieur de la même pagode; Embarcadère du Roi sur la rivière; Embarcadère du Roi pour monter sur ses éléphants; Pagodes aux environs; Estacades at pavillon du Roi pour la chasse aux éléphants; Cour d'un Roi défunt, sorte de chapelle ardente; Bûcher sur lequel fût brûlé le dernier Roi de Siam; Orchestre et comédiens Siamois; Jeunes filles du peuple; and Siamois du peuple.
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