Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Burma Circle, 1903-07. Photo 1004/1 : 1903-1907 (.jpg format)

posted on 26.07.2017 by Archaeological Survey of India

This is a digitized collections of photos held by the British Library (catalog record photo 1004/1). These photos were taken by the Archeological Survey of India (Burma Circle) between 1903-1907. The digitization was conducted by the photography lab of the British Library as part of the Pyu epigraphy sub-project (PI, Nathan W. Hill of SOAS University of London) of the ERC synergy grant "Beyond Boundaries: Religion, Region, Language and the State" (Identifier: ASIA 609823). The original photographs are under crown copyright, which means that sufficient time has past for them to be distributed to the public. Here is the record from the BL--


  • Title:

    Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Burma Circle, 1903-07. Photographer(s): Archaeological Survey of India

  • Collection Area: Visual Arts
  • Reference: Photo 1004/1
  • Creation Date: 1903-1907
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 418 items
    Conditions of Use: Appointment Required to view these records. Please consult Asian and African Studies Print Room staff.
  • Language: Not applicable
  • Contents and Scope:

    Blue half-leather album, 385x322mm, containing prints mounted on pages interleaved with tissue. The photographs were taken by the Archaeological Survey, Burma, between 1903-07, and listed in the annual Report of the Superintendent... Copies of each year's report precede the photographs for that year, as follows:

    Year Photo no

    1903-04 1-123

    1904-05 124-304

    1905-06 305-407

    1906-07 408-509

    The photographs, including views of Burmese architecture, sculpture and relics, were taken under the direction of the Superintendent, Archaeological Survey, Burma (previously known as the Government Archaeologist), a post held at the time by Taw Sein Ko.

    Process = Collodio-chloride prints

    Photographers = Archaeological Survey of India., ;

  • History:
    Immediate Source of Acquisition:

    Official Deposit

  • Related persons, etc: Archaeological Survey of India, Unspecified
  • Related places: Mandalay, Myanmar, Asia, Unspecified
  • Related subjects: Archaeological Survey Of India Collections
    Archaeological Survey Of India: Burma Series