Shan chiefs watching the Durbar

Mortimer Menpes



Source: The Durbar, facing p. 120

“One of these chiefs has fifty wives, and is known as ‘The Flower round whom the Butterflies flutter’.”

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Other depictions of the Shan people from Burma

  • The Shan Chiefs’s Retainers at the Native Review
  • Shan Chief at the Durbar
  • In the Procession
  • Shan Retainers Carrying a Brass Gong
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