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Burmese amateur actor, cast in one of the many epic plays which are performed on an open air bamboo stage in the center of the village. The elaborate earrings are part of the headdress. A British silver coin serves as button for the costume.
Burmese amateur actor, cast in one of the many epic plays which are performed on an open air bamboo stage in the center of the village. The elaborate earrings are part of the headdress. A British silver coin serves as button for the costume.
Photographer:
Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
333 x 254 mm (13 1/8 x 10 0 in.)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.156
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

Photographs by John Gutmann, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, 1946

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”