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Godfrey Drage Burma Photograph Album, ca. 1901-1903.
Bernath Mss 273LOCAL
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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
Birmanie -- Histoire -- 1824-1948
Burma

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Purchase, 2006.
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:

Photograph
photographs.
photograph albums.
clippings (information artifacts)
History.
Pictorial works.
Photographs.
Photographies.
Albums photographiques.
Coupures de presse.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Bernath Mss 273LOCAL

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.