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[The thirty-seven nats] 9. Shwé Nawrathá nat.  10. Aungzwámagyí nat.

Image ID: 75355

[The thirty-seven nats] 9. Shwé Nawrathá nat. 10. Aungzwámagyí nat. (1906)

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Image Title

:  [The thirty-seven nats] 9. Shwé Nawrathá nat. 10. Aungzwámagyí nat.

Additional Name(s)

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


: chromolithograph

Item Physical Description

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


: [5] opp.p. I


: No. 9. Shwé Nawrathá Nat. He was the son of Mingbyaing Màthíríthú and grandson of the second Mingaung of Ava. During the reign of his uncle, Shwé Nàngyaw, one of his servants, Nga Thaukkyá, rebelled. On this account, Shwé Nawrathà was thrown into the Irrawaddy and became a Nat. This Nat is represented in high class Court dress, seated on a lotus throne, as a Manipúrí, with polo mallet and ball. The modern English game of polo came from the M ....
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: 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


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

Catalog Call Number

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

Digital ID

: 75355

Record ID

: 131152

Digital Item Published

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

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