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Title
Burma--a Burmese beauty.
Names
Kelly, R. Talbot (Robert Talbot), b. 1861 (Artist)
Raphael Tuck & Sons (Publisher)
Collection

Pacific pursuits : Postcards

Myanmar -- Life

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Date Issued: 1937 (Approximate)
Place: Printed in England
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC MYA -- Lif
Topics
Burmese
Umbrellas
Women
Skirts
Scarves
Genres
Postcards
Portrait paintings
Notes
Content: "The Burmese women are generally attractive, much more so than the men, and present a pretty picture as they walk about attired in their gaily coloured skirts and shaded by their quaint umbrellas. All the ladies smoke in Burma, large cigars being the favourite 'weed'."--printed on verso.
Statement of responsibility: "'Wide Wide-World' series Burma. Series III. Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'Oilette' postcard 7867. From 'Burma,' illustrated by R. Talbot Kelly (A. & C. Black)."--printed on verso.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 14 x 9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89b51950-c5d2-012f-b2f6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Burma--a Burmese beauty." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908 - 1937. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2633a1c-93f1-7539-e040-e00a180617a1

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Burma--a Burmese beauty." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2633a1c-93f1-7539-e040-e00a180617a1

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908 - 1937). Burma--a Burmese beauty. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c2633a1c-93f1-7539-e040-e00a180617a1

Wikipedia Citation

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Burma--a Burmese beauty.