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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 430/86

Curzon Collection: Photographs of Burma, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Photographers: P. Dieulefils, L. Pestel (Saigon) and other unknown
Contents: 46prints 112x83mm to 175x225mm Albumen prints; printing-out paper
Provenance: Transferred from OIOC European Manuscripts Section, Mss Eur F111/84.
Notes: Whole collection comprises Photo 430/1-89.
Subjects:
Description: Collection of 46 loose prints of South-East Asia acquired by Lord Curzon from various sources. The material can be broken down as follows:
Prints 1-10 Views of Burma by an unidentified photographer; mainly studies of ethnic types, including Kaws, Paloungs and Shans. Some prints have descriptive notes written in pencil on the reverse. The work is similar in style and subject matter to photographs by Sir George Scott.
Prints 11-21 Views of Vietnam, a number by P. Dieulefils. Mainly topographical views, but including a few portraits.
Prints 22-46 Architectural views of Angkor Wat, photographed by L. Pestel of Saigon. These prints were ordered by Lord Curzon from the photographer, and sent to him with a covering letter dated 22 February 1893.



Album contents:-
Photo 430/86(1) The Tswbwa's house at Keng Tung. 
Photo 430/86(2) Tsawbwa of Keng Tung enthroned in state. 
Photo 430/86(3) [Queen dowager and youngest sister of the Sawbwa of Keng Tung, with the estranged wife of the Keng Hung Sawbwa.] 
Photo 430/86(4) A group of Phongyi boys, Keng Tung. 
Photo 430/86(5) [Kaw men and women.] 
Photo 430/86(6) Paloungs - tribe in the Shan States, scattered about the Keng Tung District. 
Photo 430/86(7) The Benchaung [Nam Pang] at Keng Hkam looking down stream. 
Photo 430/86(8) Large Pagoda at Hopong, western Shan States. 
Photo 430/86(9) Myoza of Keng Hkam and his wife. 
Photo 430/86(10) The Ben Chaung or Nam Pawng at Keng Hkam, western Shan States. 
Photo 430/86(11) Environs de Hongay. 
Photo 430/86(12) Environs de Hongay. 
Photo 430/86(13) Baie d'Allong. Vue prise de la grotte. 
Photo 430/86(14) Le Kinh Luoc [Annamite Viceroy at Hanoi]. 
Photo 430/86(15) Pagode du Kinh Luoc, Hanoi. 
Photo 430/86(16) Hanoi, citadelle reduit. 
Photo 430/86(17) Hanoi, petit lac. 
Photo 430/86(18) Femme Tonkinoise. 
Photo 430/86(19) Annamite girl with big hat. 
Photo 430/86(20) [Nude study of a Vietnamese girl.] 
Photo 430/86(21) View outside the city of Meng tsz [Mengzi]. 
Photo 430/86(22) Outer enceinte of Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(23) Central Gateway of Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(24) Approach to main enceinte of Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(25) Cruciform terrace in front of main enceinte [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(26) Central pile of Angkor Wat from roof of sacristy. 
Photo 430/86(27) Central pile of Angkor Wat from roof of the Gallery of Sculpture. 
Photo 430/86(28) Exterior of the Gallery of Sculpture [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(29) Interior of the Gallery of Sculpture [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(30) Angle towers of central pile [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(31) Ascent to highest terrace [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(32) Sacristy in interior court [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(33) Retrospect towards main entrance from highest terrace [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(34) Statues, mostly of Buddha, in interior gallery [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(35) Cambogian musicians outside rest house at Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(36) Main Gate of Angkor Thom. 
Photo 430/86(37) Corner gateway of Gallery of Sculpture [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(38) Main entrance to central pile from cruciform terrace [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(39) Outer enceinte of Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(40) Angle tower of central pile [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(41) Angle tower of highest terrace [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(42) Sacristy in interior court [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(43) Cruciform gallery with inscriptions [Angkor Wat]. 
Photo 430/86(44) Sculptures of tevadas (dancing girls) on wall of Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(45) Doorway at Angkor Wat. 
Photo 430/86(46) Stone elephant in ruins of Angkor. 


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