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Topic: linnaeus tripe

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Rangoon: Henzas on the East Side of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda

Rangoon: Henzas on the East Side of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda

Taken from the wide platform on which the Shwe Dagon Pagoda rested, this photograph shows four wooden posts topped with carvings of birds that constituted pious offerings. Burmese art featured various birds, in... more

Amerapoora, Barracks of the Burmese Guard

Amerapoora, Barracks of the Burmese Guard

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Pugahm Myo: Distant View of Gauda-palen Pagoda

Pugahm Myo: Distant View of Gauda-palen Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

No. 7. Ye-nan-gyoung. Pagoda and Kyoung.

No. 7. Ye-nan-gyoung. Pagoda and Kyoung.

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Tsagain Myo: Litters under a shed.

Tsagain Myo: Litters under a shed.

Litters, or palanquins, were used to transport members of the royal family or important monks. Their size, shape, and manner of decoration varied according to the status of the occupant. Tripe’s photograph of t... more

Amerapoora: Corner of Mygabhoodee-tee Kyoung

Amerapoora: Corner of Mygabhoodee-tee Kyoung

Tripe took four photographs of this wooden monastery (kyoung) south of Amerapoora. He noted that the building "attracted much attention from the richness of its carving and the beauty of its situation," surroun... more

Pugahm Myo: Thapinyu Pagoda

Pugahm Myo: Thapinyu Pagoda

Here the Thapinyu Pagoda, the tallest structure at Pugahm Myo, rises toward a cloudy sky. Because early negatives were overly sensitive to blue, clouds were difficult to photograph. To evoke them and other atmo... more

Amerapoora: Shwe-doung-dyk Pagoda

Amerapoora: Shwe-doung-dyk Pagoda

Tripe retouched most of his negatives made in Burma and India. Here he painted the banks of clouds on the negative and even added horizontal strokes in the foreground to suggest ripples on the water, possibly t... more

No. 1. Prome. General View.

No. 1. Prome. General View.

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Tsagain Myo: A Roadway

Tsagain Myo: A Roadway

This view of rustic dwellings nestled among towering trees along a dusty road departs from Tripe’s more strictly topographical compositions, illustrating his statement, "The Picturesque may be allowed perhaps, ... more

Amerapoora, Palace of the White Elephant

Amerapoora, Palace of the White Elephant

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Amerapoora: Wooden Bridge

Amerapoora: Wooden Bridge

With a surveyor’s eye, Tripe took this dramatic view looking across the three-quarter-mile bridge that led to the British residency on the other side of the lagoon. To highlight the scale of the massive teak pi... more

Amerapoora: Part of Balcony on the South Side of Maha-oung-meeay-liy-mhan Kyoung

Amerapoora: Part of Balcony on the South Side of Maha-oung-meeay-liy-m...

Fierce horse-headed ogres support the balcony wall of this monastery building, with small seated devas, or minor deities, within the gilded floral ornament. This elaborately carved wooden balcony, part of a com... more

Madura. The Great Pagoda Jewels.

Madura. The Great Pagoda Jewels.

Linneaus Tripe enlisted in the army of the East India Company at the age of seventeen. While in England on furlough in 1851 and 1853, he purchased cameras and photographic apparatus. The views he made of ancien... more

The Outer Prakarum, or Corridor Around the Temple of the God Sundareshawara

The Outer Prakarum, or Corridor Around the Temple of the God Sundaresh...

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Pillars in the Recessed Portico in the Roya Gopuram with the Base of One of the Four Sculptured Monoliths, Madura

Pillars in the Recessed Portico in the Roya Gopuram with the Base of O...

Tripe was a career military officer in India and Government Photographer to the Madras Presidency in the late 1850s. In early 1858 he made an ambitious and difficult tour of India's southern districts in order ... more

The Causeway Across the Vaigai River

The Causeway Across the Vaigai River

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Western Gopuram

The Western Gopuram

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Elliot Marbles and Other Sculpture from the Central Museum Madras: Group 26

Elliot Marbles and Other Sculpture from the Central Museum Madras: Gro...

In 1853 the newly founded Government Central Museum in Madras acquired a collection of notable marble sculptures that the Scottish Orientalist Walter Elliot had excavated from the Buddhist stupa at Amaravati in... more

View of the Sacred Tank in the Great Pagoda

View of the Sacred Tank in the Great Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Tatta Suddhi Mundapam

Tatta Suddhi Mundapam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Teppa-kulam

The Teppa-kulam

Tripe was a career military officer in India and, in the late 1850s, government photographer to the Madras Presidency. In just five years he made nearly one thousand views of India and Burma. In this view of a... more

The Great Pagoda

The Great Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Jewels of the Pagoda

The Jewels of the Pagoda

Tripe was a career military officer in India and, in the late 1850s, Government Photographer to the Madras Presidency. In just five years he made nearly one thousand views of India and Burma. Between December 1... more

The Raya Gopuram from E.

The Raya Gopuram from E.

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Raya Gopuram from W

The Raya Gopuram from W

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Virabadra Drug as seen from near the site of the last view

Virabadra Drug as seen from near the site of the last view

Tripe was a career military officer in India and government photographer to the Madras Presidency in the late 1850s. Between December 1857 and April 1858 he made an ambitious and difficult tour of India's south... more

The Inner Facade of the Gateway of the East Gopuram

The Inner Facade of the Gateway of the East Gopuram

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Central Museum Madras: Group 27

Central Museum Madras: Group 27

These extraordinary ancient sculptures originally adorned the Great Stupa at Amaravati, one of the finest monuments in the Buddhist world. The pillar at the center comes from a first-century B.C. phase of cons... more

South East Angle of the Tirambur Pagoda

South East Angle of the Tirambur Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

View of the N. E. Angle of the Tirambur Pagoda.

View of the N. E. Angle of the Tirambur Pagoda.

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

View of the Sacred Tank in the Great Pagoda

View of the Sacred Tank in the Great Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Photographic Views in Madura, Part I

Photographic Views in Madura, Part I

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Entrance to the Thousand Pillared Mundapam in the Great Pagoda

Entrance to the Thousand Pillared Mundapam in the Great Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Outer Prakarum on the North Side of the Temple of the God Sundareshwara

Outer Prakarum on the North Side of the Temple of the God Sundareshwar...

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Photographic Views in Madura, Part III

Photographic Views in Madura, Part III

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Kulayana Mundapam

The Kulayana Mundapam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Muduramiar Mundapam

The Muduramiar Mundapam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Side Colonnade in the Muroothappa Sarvacar Mundapam

Side Colonnade in the Muroothappa Sarvacar Mundapam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

Entrance to the Temple of Minakshi in the Great Pagoda

Entrance to the Temple of Minakshi in the Great Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Elephant Rock

The Elephant Rock

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Neerali Mundapam

The Neerali Mundapam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Viravasuntarayan Munapam

The Viravasuntarayan Munapam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)

The Tamukkam or Tamkam

The Tamukkam or Tamkam

Linnaeus Tripe (British, Devonport (Plymouth Dock) 1822–1902 Devonport)