Inside View of the Gold temple on the Terrace of the Great Dagon Pagoda at Rangoon.
Pub.d Nov.r 9th 1825 by Kingsbury & Co, Leadenhall Street, and Tho.s Clay, 18, Ludgate Hill, London.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint with large margins. Platemark: 330 x 425mm (13 x 16¾"). Faint crease to bottom right corner.
A view of the interior of the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred in Burma, showing the statue of the Buddha in a lattice-work enclosure. Lieutenant Joseph Moore's 'Views taken at or near Rangoon' illustrated the British campaign during the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-26), the first of three such wars in the 19th century.
Abbey Travel 404, 8.
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