Courtesy of a private collector | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Courtesy of a private collector | Licence: All Rights Reserved

On the Way to Gotkei Gorge

Date

[1912-1913]

Artist

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

Inscribed: "Ruby Mines Shans".
This is a page from a sketchbook belonging to Violet Elwes recording her voyage to and travels in Myanmar (Burma), dated 1812-1813.

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Image Credit

Courtesy of a private collector

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Location

Goteik viaduct, Myanmar (Burma)

Country

Tww Comment

The region around the Goteik valley has been famous since ancient times for its gemstones, especially ruby and sapphire. The Goteik viaduct was built by the the British in 1899.