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Studio portrait of two Burmese dancers. 4364

Studio portrait of two Burmese dancers. 4364

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/42(4364)

Item number: 4364

Length: 17.4

Width: 16

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

A portrait of two Burmese dancers taken by an unknown photographer in the1860s. This photograph is from of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections and was exhibited in the Paris Exhibition of 1867. It is a carte-de-visite sized print on a mount with a decorative border in gold and red. Ethnographical prints were produced by large photographic firms operating in India as well as by smaller or temporary studios to meet European demands for souvenirs from the East.

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