Watercolour with pen and ink of a portrait of
Maphoon from 'A Series of Views in Burmah taken during Major
Phayre's Mission to the Court of Ava in 1855' by Colesworthy Grant.
This album documents the British embassy to the Burmese King,
Mindon Min (r.1853-1878). The mission travelled from Rangoon
(Yangon) up the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River to the royal capital
of Amarapura in central Burma (Myanm…