Studio portrait of a Burmese dancer. 4367
Medium: Photographic print
A full-length portrait of a female dancer, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1860s. This photograph, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, was shown at the 1867 Paris Exhibition. 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.