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Godfrey Drage Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1901-1903.
Bernath Mss 273
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Title:

Godfrey Drage Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1901-1903

Creator/Contributor:

Drage, Godfrey, 1868-1953, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album, which belonged to British Captain Godfrey Drage, contains 134 black and white photographs of Burma with handwritten captions in English, accompanied by additional loose photos and clippings. Images include numerous shots of local peoples; mountains, rivers and other scenic views; temples, pagodas, dwellings, and other buildings; a Baw-Gyo festival; villages, bazaars; French colonial officials from neighboring Indochina; river boats; ferries, people and mules making river crossings; the construction of a road. Locations include Kengtung, Nam Pang River, and other towns in Shan State in Burma. Clippings relate mainly to colonial activity overseen by Drage such as railroad and road construction.

Date:

1901 (issued)

Subject:

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Burma -- Pictorial works
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.
Purchase, 2006.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Godfrey Drage Burma Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 273. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.
Clippings (information artifacts).

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.