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Treat all that is Beautiful in you as Seed    And always remember:    In the profits of my PUBLIC VICES I nourish my PRIVATE VIRTUES!!  Taoshobuddha

Treat all that is Beautiful in you as Seed And always remember: In the profits of my PUBLIC VICES I nourish my PRIVATE VIRTUES!! Taoshobuddha

Rangoon City Hall  (1945).  The damage in the foreground is part of the High Court building. The park and Sule Pagoda are to the left.

Rangoon City Hall (1945). The damage in the foreground is part of the High Court building. The park and Sule Pagoda are to the left.

1871: the first Burmese embassy to the UK arrives in the hope of a peace treaty with Queen Victoria. Seated L-R:  Royal Secretary Naymyo Mindin Thurayn Maung Cheint; the Pangyet Wundauk Maha Minkyaw Raza Maung Shwe O, Chief Minister the Kinwun Mingyi (leading the embassy); the Pandee Wundauk Maha Minhla Kyawhtin Maung Shwe Pin (educated in Calcutta). Standing in back: Major A.R. McMahon, British Agent at Mandalay (I think) and Edmund Jones, Burmese Consul at Rangoon (both fluent in Burmese).

1871: the first Burmese embassy to the UK arrives in the hope of a peace treaty with Queen Victoria. Seated L-R: Royal Secretary Naymyo Mindin Thurayn Maung Cheint; the Pangyet Wundauk Maha Minkyaw Raza Maung Shwe O, Chief Minister the Kinwun Mingyi (leading the embassy); the Pandee Wundauk Maha Minhla Kyawhtin Maung Shwe Pin (educated in Calcutta). Standing in back: Major A.R. McMahon, British Agent at Mandalay (I think) and Edmund Jones, Burmese Consul at Rangoon (both fluent in Burmese).

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