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Yangon Old Photos

Yangon Old Photos

A new photography exhibition was organized by Yangon Heritage Trust on Pansodan Street in Rangoon early 2014 reveals some prestige images of Yangon at the old days back to 19th century.
Hosted by the Italian Embassy and the Yangon Heritage Trust, a local NGO dedicated to preserving Rangoon’s heritage, the exhibit is showcasing nearly 50 photographs that shed light on architectural styles from over a century ago, as well local fashions, the daily life of various ethnic groups, and the people who lived and worked at royal palaces around the country.

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 The old street with Strand Hotel

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  Yangon port in the old day

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 Kandawgyi Lake

The images were taken by three foreigners who owned photography studios in Burma in the mid- to late 19th century. Most were taken by Italian-British photographer Felice Beato, who owned a studio in Mandalay in 1887 and took a wide array of portraits of people from that era.


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