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Typical Siamese architecture : general view

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This is a 1950s photograph showing a temple in Burma with prominent features of Siamese architecture, such as the swooping multi-tiered rooflines. In the background, there is a pagoda 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.

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


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