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Court House at Tharrawaddy

Court House at Tharrawaddy

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Photo 355/1(192)

Item number: 3551192

Length: 17.6

Width: 21.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the court house at Tharrawaddy, in Burma (Myanmar), taken by an unknown photographer in about 1880, part of the Dunlop Smith Collection: Sir Charles Aitchison Album of Views in India and Burma. Tharrawaddy was a new district of British Burma formed in 1878 in Pegu. The court house shown in this view is an extensive double-storied building with verandas and ornamental eaves in the Burmese style and is an example of British colonial architecture in Burma.

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