Guide to the Burma photograph album Bernath Mss 486

Finding aid prepared by Edward C. Fields and Zachary Liebhaber, 2015.
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara 93106-9010
special@library.ucsb.edu
2015 February 13


Title: Burma photograph album
Identifier/Call Number: Bernath Mss 486
Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.92 linear feet (1 oversize box)
Creator: Francis, John
Date: circa 1900
Abstract: 96 silver gelatin or albumen photographs, various sizes, captioned.
Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of Item], Burma photograph album, Bernath Mss 486. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Library purchase, 2015.

Scope and Content

96 silver gelatin or albumen photographs, various sizes, captioned. Credited to photographer John Francis. Scenes and locales include: the Shwe dragon Pagoda, a Burmese wood carver, musicians, Karin mission children, silk weaving, funeral procession, etc. Also included are several images of Darjeeling, the Himalayas, Bombay, Singapore and Shanghai.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Photograph albums
Photographs
Burma -- Pictorial works

Box 1

Burma photograph album circa 1900