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Landing place, Prome

Photograph of a landing place at Prome in Burma
(Myanmar), taken by Philip Adolphe Klier in the 1890s. Prome (Pyay
or Pye) lies on the eastern banks of the Irrawaddy River
(Ayeyarwaddy) in the delta region of Burma and has historically
been an important centre of trade between Upper and Lower Burma. In
the late 19th century it was one of the largest towns in Burma.
This is a view of a landing plac…