One of many pagodas : general view


This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a pagoda structure on a hill in Burma, highlighting the entrance staircase to the structure. Pagodas can be identified by their tiered tower with multiple eaves or at the lower edges of their roofs. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Religious Buildings
  • Pagodas--Burma--Photographs
  • Mountains--Burma--Photographs

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