book (documentary artefacts); album

Album, parabaik, with colourful illustrations illuminated in gold of historical scenes showing King Thibaw, the Queen and prince at Mandalay. 24 openings. Depicts the inspection of the army and generals talking to one another; generals and soldiers going to the park; 'paying respects'; the royal ploughing ceremony [Le Dun Mingala]; a royal procession; a polo match; lance target practice, a cock fight, tiger baiting, an elephant fight, all in front of a royal audience, and the capture of a young elephant.

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