Burmese Lilliputian Danced before F.A. Victor at Mandalay

Felice Beatoabout 1885

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A group of young girls dressed in traditional dance costume are seated in rows by stone stairs in the Khimbagan Monastery. At the front, two stand in a pose with their right hand raised above their head. In the center sits Richard Carnac Temple with two girls on his knee.


  • Title: Burmese Lilliputian Danced before F.A. Victor at Mandalay
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date Created: about 1885
  • Location Created: Mandalay, Burma; Mandalay, Myanmar
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.3 × 26.6 cm (6 13/16 × 10 1/2 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2007.26.203.30
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography
  • Creator Display Name: Felice Beato (English, born Italy, 1832 - 1909)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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