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Photograph - Sandstone sculpture of head of Buddha, Siam, 9th century A.D., V&A Museum, London
  • Sandstone sculpture of head of Buddha, Siam, 9th century A.D., V&A Museum, London
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Sandstone sculpture of head of Buddha, Siam, 9th century A.D., V&A Museum, London

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Victoria and Albert Museum (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920s

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:

    547-1928

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A mounted black and white photograph of a stone sculpture of the head of Buddha.

Place of Origin

Victoria and Albert Museum (photographed)

Date

ca. 1920s

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

'Buddha: head of, Sculpture. Further India. "58484. HEAD OF BUDDHA, carved in pale buff-coloured sandstone, found (excavated) in January 1924, on the site of the Wat Maha That, at Lophburri, near Bangkok, Siam. CAMBODIAN (KHMER): circa 9th century A.D. I.M. 62-1927." V&A Museum, London.'

National Art Library blind stamp

Dimensions

Height: 33 cm mount, Width: 26.5 cm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph of sandstone sculpture of head of Buddha, Siam, 9th century A.D., V&A Museum, London, gelatin silver print, ca. 1920s

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Sculptures

Categories

Photographs; Sculpture; Buddhism

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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