A Retainer of the Shan Chiefs

Mortimer Menpes



Source: The Durbar, facing p. 90

“Wearing the Leghorn hat and quaint costume which makes the Shan chiefs so different from the Indian retinues, he is a pleasanter, milder, more talkative sort of person.”

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Other paintings by Menpes of the Shan

  • Shan Chief at the Durbar
  • The Shan Chiefs’s Retainers at the Native Review
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