Photographs show India, Burma culture in the 1850s

As the British Empire spread in the 19th century, a young Englishman used his camera to chronicle the ancient cultures of India and Burma. Roughly 60 prints, and two rare negatives, of those efforts are on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. in “Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of Indian and Burma, 1852-1860.”…


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