Title A barber cutting a young boy's hair at a Buddhist monastery in Burma. Halftone after a photograph by R. Grant Brown.


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Physical description 1 process print : halftone ; image 12.5 x 15.6 cm
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 37192i
Lettering Cutting the hair. Every Burman must enter the monastery and wear the yellow robe of the monk before he can become a Buddhist and a human being. He makes a tour of the town in gala dress, ending at the monastery: there his hair is cut off and preserved by his relatives. ; Photo by]
Author, etc. Grant Brown, R.
Genre/Technique Halftone photomechanical prints.
Copy photo no. V 19801
System no. .b11950201
Record no. 37192i