Exhibition: Images birmanes, trésors photographiques du MNAAG

In parallel with the exhibition “Carte Blanche à Jayashree Chakravarty”, the musée Guimet welcomes another exhibition: “Images birmanes, trésors photographiques du MNAAG” ("Birman pictures, photographic treasures of the MNAAG"), until 22nd January, 2018. This retrospective unveils about hundred rare photographs of Burman in the second half of the 19th century. These pictures have never been exposed before. Scenes of daily life, tokens of 19th century monuments, viewpoints on ethnic minorities of this period, are unveiled all along the journey. These prints are the work of several photographers, including J. Jackson, Felice Beato or even, Philip Adolph Klier. This event is to be visited a few minutes walk away from the Green Hotels Paris, the Eiffel Trocadéro and the Gavarni, in the 16th arrondissement.

Exhibition “Images birmanes, trésors photographiques du MNAAG”, from 18th October, 2017, until 22nd January, 2018.
Open every day, unless on Tuesday, from 10a.m. to 6p.m.
Closed on 25th December, 2017, and on 1st January, 2018.
Full price: €11,50 / Reduce rate: €8,50 / Free for those under 18.

Images birmanes, trésors photographiques du MNAAG: 18th October, 2017 – 22nd January, 2018.
J.Jackson and Bentley (associated in Burma from 1865 to 1869) assigned to
Untitled [Monk portrait]
Albumen print on paper laminated on cardboard, lifting: 277 ´ 370 mm, picture: 187 ´ 247 mm
Acquisition before 1982, AP15621
© Musée Guimet, Paris (dist. RMN-GP) / image MNAAG

Musée national des Arts asiatiques – Musée Guimet (website in French)
6, place d’Iéna
75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 56 52 53 00
Metro: Iéna (line 9) or Pont de l’Alma (RER C).

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