Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Burma Circle, 1907-13. Photo 1004/2 : 1907-1913 (.jpg format)

posted on 27.07.2017 by Archaeological Survey of India

This is a digitized collections of photos held by the British Library (catalog record photo 1004/2). These photos were taken by the Archeological Survey of India (Burma Circle) between 1907-1913. 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, 1907-13. Photographer(s): Archaeological Survey of India

  • Collection Area: Visual Arts
  • Reference: Photo 1004/2
  • Creation Date: 1907-1913
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 321 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 1907-13, 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

    1907-08 510-609

    1908-09 610-750

    1909-10 751-859

    1910-11 860-962

    1911-12 963-1053

    1912-13 1054-1182

    The photographs, including views of Burmese architecture, sculpture and relics, were taken under the direction of the Superintendent, a post held at the time by Taw Sein Ko.

    Process = Collodio-chloride and gelatine silver prints

    Photographers = Archaeological Survey of India., ;

  • History:
    Immediate Source of Acquisition:

    Official Deposit