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Burmese Collection

"Burmese: A Tapestry of Culture, Nature, and Spirituality" Embark on a journey through the enchanting land of Burma, where captivating sights and rich traditions await

Background imageBurmese Collection: Chindits crossing the Great Chindwin River, Burma

Chindits crossing the Great Chindwin River, Burma
Chindits and their horses crossing the Great Chindwin River, Burma in light ferry boats, the horses alongside!

Background imageBurmese Collection: Bagan at sunrise, Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

Bagan at sunrise, Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Silhouettes on the U Bein Bridge at sunset, Amarapura, Myanmar

Silhouettes on the U Bein Bridge at sunset, Amarapura, Myanmar
People crossing the U Bein Bridge across the Taungthaman Lake at sunset in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world

Background imageBurmese Collection: Burmese womens native attire

Burmese womens native attire
Women of Burma (now Brunei) in traditional dress, 1800s. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageBurmese Collection: Chilli peppers in the market, Monywa, Sagaing, Myanmar, Southeast Asia

Chilli peppers in the market, Monywa, Sagaing, Myanmar, Southeast Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Picture No. 11092222

Picture No. 11092222
Cat Brown Burmese Date:

Background imageBurmese Collection: Ancient Buddha image, Kakku Buddhist Ruins, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Ancient Buddha image, Kakku Buddhist Ruins, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Cat - Burmese American Chocolate

Cat - Burmese American Chocolate
LA-1872 Cat - Burmese American Chocolate, side view Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageBurmese Collection: Myanmar Three novice monks together

Myanmar Three novice monks together walking to pagoda in Mandalay Burma

Background imageBurmese Collection: Indian Rice Merchants, Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)

Indian Rice Merchants, Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)
Indian Rice Merchants (Lakhmichand Manikchand) in Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) - note the slightly cheeky bit of advertising by the Insurance Broker in the front row

Background imageBurmese Collection: Gilded Shwedagon Pagoda against clear sky at dawn, Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Gilded Shwedagon Pagoda against clear sky at dawn, Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar

Background imageBurmese Collection: A young Buddhist monk holding a red umbrella walks up the steps in Hsinbyume Pagoda

A young Buddhist monk holding a red umbrella walks up the steps in Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun, Mandalay, Myanmar

Background imageBurmese Collection: Picture No. 11807928

Picture No. 11807928
Tonkinese Cat (Siamese and Burmese cross) kittens Date:

Background imageBurmese Collection: Picture No. 11807899

Picture No. 11807899
English Burmese Cat Date:

Background imageBurmese Collection: Ducks and the U Bein Bridge in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar

Ducks and the U Bein Bridge in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar
Fishermen fishing with a net and ducks in front of the U Bein Bridge across the Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Picture No. 10982944

Picture No. 10982944
Cat - Burmese Date:

Background imageBurmese Collection: ASIA MAP, 19th CENTURY. Persia, Afghanistan, Turkestan, India, Tibet, Burma, and Siam

ASIA MAP, 19th CENTURY. Persia, Afghanistan, Turkestan, India, Tibet, Burma, and Siam. Detail from a late 19th century map of Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (2 / 4)

Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (2 / 4)
Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (2/4) Burmese courtship - a young man wearing a headscarf holding a large cigar chats up a coy young Burmese girl, leaning against a palm tree

Background imageBurmese Collection: Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (3 / 4)

Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (3 / 4)
Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (3/4) A Burmese man and his girl, with whom he converses over a low stone wall, whilst holding onto her hand

Background imageBurmese Collection: Thatthe Mokgo Hpaya Pagoda in Nuang U, Bagan, Myanmar

Thatthe Mokgo Hpaya Pagoda in Nuang U, Bagan, Myanmar
Cyclist at Thatthe Mokgo Hpaya Pagoda in Nuang U, Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) Date: 2016

Background imageBurmese Collection: Close up of Burmese buddhist monk hands praying

Close up of Burmese buddhist monk hands praying
Mynamar, Yangon. Burmese buddhist monk praying near the Shwedagon pagoda (MR)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Myanmar, Burma, Rakhine State, Sittwe

Myanmar, Burma, Rakhine State, Sittwe. Three novice monks look out of their dormitory window at the Pathain Monastery. Most early learning takes place in monastery schools

Background imageBurmese Collection: A young monk studying by a window inside a temple, UNESCO, Bagan, Mandalay Region

A young monk studying by a window inside a temple, UNESCO, Bagan, Mandalay Region, Myanmar

Background imageBurmese Collection: Traditional stilt village, Inle Lake, Burma / Myanmar

Traditional stilt village, Inle Lake, Burma / Myanmar
Traditional stilt village, Inle Lake, Burma/ Myanmar

Background imageBurmese Collection: Myanmar, Mandalay division, Pyin Oo Lwin. Burmese monk meditating under Dattawgyaik Waterfall

Myanmar, Mandalay division, Pyin Oo Lwin. Burmese monk meditating under Dattawgyaik Waterfall (MR)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Bren Gunner, 7th Gurkha Rifles, Burma, 1944 (c)

Bren Gunner, 7th Gurkha Rifles, Burma, 1944 (c)
Photograph: A well-concealed Bren Gunner of the 7th Gurkha Rifles amongst the thick foliage of the Burmese jungle, 1944 (c)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Picture No. 11807896

Picture No. 11807896
English Burmese Cat Date:

Background imageBurmese Collection: Sunrise over the temples of Bagan, Myanmar

Sunrise over the temples of Bagan, Myanmar

Background imageBurmese Collection: Burmese cat, portrait

Burmese cat, portrait

Background imageBurmese Collection: Buddhist Monks at Kandawgyi Lake at sunset, Pyin Oo Lwin (Pyin U Lwin), Mandalay Region

Buddhist Monks at Kandawgyi Lake at sunset, Pyin Oo Lwin (Pyin U Lwin), Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Gold stupa and spires at the Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

Gold stupa and spires at the Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

Background imageBurmese Collection: Women of the Red Karen - Myanmar

Women of the Red Karen - Myanmar
Two women of the Red Karen (Kayah) also known as Karenni - a subgroup of the Karen people, a Sino-Tibetan people living mostly in Kayah State of Burma (now Myanmar). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBurmese Collection: Domestic Cat, Burmese, kitten, sitting

Domestic Cat, Burmese, kitten, sitting

Background imageBurmese Collection: Infantrymen of the U. S. Mars Task Force - 1944

Infantrymen of the U. S. Mars Task Force - 1944
Infantrymen of the U.S. Mars Task Force unit attack Japanese troops in the Burma Road Sector, 80 miles north of Lashio

Background imageBurmese Collection: Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (1 / 4)

Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (1 / 4)
Burma (Myanmar) - Traditional Costume (1/4) The legendary Po Sein (1877-1952), Father of the Burmese Theatre - actor and innovative entertainer

Background imageBurmese Collection: Landscape of ancient temples and pagodas, Bagan (Pagan), Myanmar (Burma)

Landscape of ancient temples and pagodas, Bagan (Pagan), Myanmar (Burma)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Cat - American Burmese Chocolate

Cat - American Burmese Chocolate
LA-1874 Cat - American Burmese Chocolate Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageBurmese Collection: A portrait of the American dancer Ruth St Denis, 1929

A portrait of the American dancer Ruth St Denis, 1929 in her Burmese dance seen during a long period of performances in California Date: 1929

Background imageBurmese Collection: The river Salwen, above Moulmein, Myanmar, 1895

The river Salwen, above Moulmein, Myanmar, 1895. From The Universal Geography with Illustrations and Maps, division XVI, written by Elisee Reclus and published by Virtue & Co. Limited (London, 1895)

Background imageBurmese Collection: Havelock conducting divine worship in a Burmese pagoda

Havelock conducting divine worship in a Burmese pagoda
Sir Henry Havelock (1795-1857) during the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-1826), concerned about the spiritual welfare of his men, conducting divine worship in a Burmese pagoda. Date: circa 1820s

Background imageBurmese Collection: Stafford Cripps - Independence of Burma

Stafford Cripps - Independence of Burma
Sir Stafford Cripps attends a celebration to mark the granting of the Independence of Burma in 1948. 1948

Background imageBurmese Collection: Buddhist temples at archaeological site, Bagan (Pagan), Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Buddhist temples at archaeological site, Bagan (Pagan), Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Dawn at Botahtaung Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Dawn at Botahtaung Pagoda, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Kalaw market at sunrise, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Kalaw market at sunrise, Shan State, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Buddha at Kuthodaw Pagoda, at the foot of Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddha at Kuthodaw Pagoda, at the foot of Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Battery firing at Japanese positions - Burma

Battery firing at Japanese positions - Burma
A Battery commanded by Major O.T. Hackett fires a 3.7 Howitzer (light artillery) at Japanese positions in the Burma Hills - circa 1945. The Battery is itself under fire

Background imageBurmese Collection: Close up of small Buddha figure with flowers round the neck in the Shwedagon Paya

Close up of small Buddha figure with flowers round the neck in the Shwedagon Paya, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma), Asia

Background imageBurmese Collection: Golden dome of the Shwedagon Paya (Shwe Dagon Pagoda) at dusk, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma)

Golden dome of the Shwedagon Paya (Shwe Dagon Pagoda) at dusk, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma), Asia




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"Burmese: A Tapestry of Culture, Nature, and Spirituality" Embark on a journey through the enchanting land of Burma, where captivating sights and rich traditions await. Witness the indomitable spirit of the Chindits as they fearlessly cross the mighty Great Chindwin River, leaving their mark in history. The silhouettes on the U Bein Bridge at sunset paint a mesmerizing picture of tranquility in Amarapura. Immerse yourself in Burmese culture by admiring the native attire worn by Burmese women; vibrant colors and intricate designs that reflect their heritage. Explore Monywa's bustling market, where fiery red chilli peppers add spice to daily life. Capture Picture No. 11092222 - an image that encapsulates the essence of a majestic cat known as Burmese American Chocolate; its piercing eyes speak volumes about its grace and elegance. Unearth ancient treasures at Kakku Buddhist Ruins in Shan State, where an awe-inspiring Buddha image stands tall amidst time-worn ruins. Experience serenity alongside three novice monks captured beautifully in Picture No. 11807928. Discover Rangoon's vibrant streets adorned with Indian Rice Merchants who bring flavors from afar to tantalize taste buds. Marvel at Yangon's crown jewel - Shwedagon Pagoda - gilded against a clear sky at dawn, radiating spiritual energy throughout Myanmar. Finally, witness a young Buddhist monk gracefully ascending Hsinbyume Pagoda steps while holding a striking red umbrella; his presence symbolizes wisdom and enlightenment. Burmese beckons you with open arms – offering diverse landscapes, cultural wonders, and profound spirituality that will leave an everlasting impression on your soul.