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[The thirty-seven nats] 5. Thónban Hla nat.  6. Taung-ngú Mingaung nat.

Image ID: 75353

[The thirty-seven nats] 5. Thónban Hla nat. 6. Taung-ngú Mingaung nat. (1906)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The thirty-seven nats] 5. Thónban Hla nat. 6. Taung-ngú Mingaung nat.

Additional Name(s)

: Griggs, William, 1832-1911 -- Printer Of plates
Temple, Richard Carnac, Sir, 1850-1931 -- Writer of accompanying material

Medium

: chromolithograph

Item Physical Description

: Two images on one 37.5 x 26.5 cm page. (Coloured)

Item/Page/Plate

: [3] opp.p. I

Notes

: No. 5. Thónban Nat, also known as Thónban-hlá Nat, Surpassing Beauty. She was born at Hantháwadí (Pegu) and was able to change her form three times a day. She was taken to King Duttabaung of Thírikhettayá (Prome), who had heard of her beauty. But his queens bribed the officers to say that she was a giantess and so big that the palace gates would have to be widened to admit her. So he ordered that she was to be kept in a large house outsi ....
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Source

: The thirty-seven nats, a phase of spirit-worship prevailing in Burma, by Sir R. C. Temple. With full-page and other illustrations.

Source Description

: vi, 71 p. illus. (part col.) plates (part col.) 2 maps. 38 cm

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Asian and Middle Eastern Division

Catalog Call Number

: *OY++ (Temple, R.C. Thirty-seven nats) (Locked Cage)

Digital ID

: 75353

Record ID

: 131150

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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