Shan Chief at the Durbar

Mortimer Menpes



Source: The Durbar, facing p. 40

“Although never having visited India before, these chiefs watched the gorgeous retinues of the Indian princes pass by with perfect equanimity.”

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Other depictions of the Shan people from Burma

  • The Shan Chiefs’s Retainers at the Native Review
  • Shan Retainers Carrying a Gong
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