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    A very early photo of King Rama IV with his Queen...

    A very early photo of King Rama IV with his Queen and some elder children

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    43 of the 82 sons and daughters of King Rama IV photographed during the earlier period of the reign of King...
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    Rue de Siam or Siam Street was formerly known as...

    Rue de Siam or Siam Street was formerly known as Rue Saint-Pierre. The street has been renamed as a memorial on the occasion of King Narai, the Great from Ayutthaya Kingdom sending a group of...
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    76243 Gustave Rolin-Jaequemyns, born in Gent...

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    Gustave Rolin-Jaequemyns, born in Gent in 1835, was a renowned lawyer and a Belgian politician. Together with the Swiss Gustave Moynier, founding member of the International Committee of...
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    76197 King Rama VI loved to have his court’s...

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    King Rama VI loved to have his court’s subject perform staged plays that he authored. The purpose was collect money to support the wild tiger corps that he had established and else that he...
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    76107 The Poh Teck Tung Foundation is a rescue...

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    The Poh Teck Tung Foundation is a rescue foundation famously known for rescuing road accident and managing unclaimed corpses. The foundation originated around a hundred years ago in, back...
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    The computer colored photo shows Mr. Cleon...

    The computer colored photo shows Mr. Cleon Seraidaris the sole tutor of two Thai monarchs, King Rama VIII and IX, in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1937.

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    The residence of the monarch’s female courtiers...

    The residence of the monarch’s female courtiers was built within the private section of the Grand Palace, the same area of the female royalty’s but was divided separately.

    One apartment building...
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    A prequel and then a sequel to the article on...

    A prequel and then a sequel to the article on page 44/1093…


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    After Siamese Revolution of 1932 which caused King Rama VII to abdicate and exile to live peacefully in England, the King’s...
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    The princes and princesses with their cameras,...

    The princes and princesses with their cameras, (around) 1904

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    One of King Rama V’s Royal Concubines is taking a photo of her father, a noble officer and her work

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    75971 75972 The Sathorn Mansion is a...

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    The Sathorn Mansion is a historic building located on Sathorn Road, Bangkok. It was built in 1888, during the reign of King Rama V by Luang (a noble title granted for a commoner by...
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    75879 Thip Kaesorn (1841-1884) was the eldest...

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    Thip Kaesorn (1841-1884) was the eldest child of Kawilorot Suriyawong, the 6th King of Chieang Mai (royal title called ‘Chao’). She married Inthawichayanon who was her second cousin. When...
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    Riau-Lingga Sultanate was a Malay sultanate that...

    Riau-Lingga Sultanate was a Malay sultanate that existed from 1824 to 1911, before being dissolved following Dutch intervention.

    The sultanate came into existence as a result of the partition...
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    Couldn't agree with you more!

    Couldn't agree with you more!
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    During March 19th – 25th, 1891, Nicholas...

    During March 19th – 25th, 1891, Nicholas Alexandrovish, Tsarevich (Crown Prince Nicholas) of Russia who later became Emperor Nicholas II, the last Emperor of All Russia visited Siam. He was well and...
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    75774 According to the story on page 20/486,...

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    According to the story on page 20/486, this computer colored photo shows a group of Siamese militia soldiers resting before further their traveling from Istres Station on the Mediterranean...
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    Additional photo to the article on page 44/1099 ...

    Additional photo to the article on page 44/1099

    King Rama VI is seen attending the Royal Cremation of his brother, Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanath, at Sanum Luang.

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    An example of the officially full 'title+name' of...

    An example of the officially full 'title+name' of the Kings of Siam/Thailand: Here is King Rama VI’s

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    Welcome to the make-believe world!
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    Yes, they did.

    Yes, they did.
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    75721 Prince Pramote was a son of King Rama II...

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    Prince Pramote was a son of King Rama II with one of his Royal Concubines and a half-brother of King Rama III and IV. During the reigns of those two Kings, he was responsible for a lot of...
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    75703 Ekaterina (Katya) Desnitskaya or known...

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    Ekaterina (Katya) Desnitskaya or known among Siamese as Mom (= Title given to a prince’s common wife) Catherine Na Pitsanulok, the wife of Prince Chakrabongse Bhuvanath who was King Rama...
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    75686 Field Marshal Chakrabongse Bhuvanath,...

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    Field Marshal Chakrabongse Bhuvanath, the Prince of Pisanulok (His story can be read on page 16/376) was King Rama V's son with the Supreme Queen Consort. He was born in 1883 and died...
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    75672 One of Nakorn Ratchaseema (or locally...

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    One of Nakorn Ratchaseema (or locally known ad Korat)’s city gates (seen connected to the wall) was said to be built in 1600s in the reign of King Narai the Great of Ayutthaya Kingdom.

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    75656 The computer colored photo shows Chao...

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    The computer colored photo shows Chao Praya Bhasakornwongse (1849 - 1920), first Minister of Agriculture from 1892 to 1894 and first Minister of Education from 1892 to 1902.

    Original...
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    Ban Rim Num (Houses by the rivers) in the 60s ...

    Ban Rim Num (Houses by the rivers) in the 60s

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    Ananta Samakom Throne Hall is widely known to be...

    Ananta Samakom Throne Hall is widely known to be located in The Royal Plaza which is used to be a part of the former Dusit Palace (story on page 17/406).

    But not many (Thai) people know that...
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    Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy-Aosta, Infante...

    Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy-Aosta, Infante of Spain, Count of Turin (24 November 1870 – 10 October 1946) was a grandchild of King Victor Emmanuel II and a member of the House of Savoy. He was a...
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    75440 "...After breakfast, His Majesty the...

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    "...After breakfast, His Majesty the King read newspapers on a chair. After a while, he complained about the discomfort that caused him dizziness. The nurse got up and went out to bring him...
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    Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce was found in...

    Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce was found in 1910. The Chamber was firstly located on Chagkrawat Road before being moved to Sathorn Road in 1930 using the building which originally was Hung Bombay...
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    75336 The computer colored photo of Pra...

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    The computer colored photo of Pra Arun-ar-sa (title + name granted by the king), ruler of the old city named ‘Ku-su-man-mon-tone’ now Ampur Kusuman in Sakonnakorn Province, with his wife...
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    Gerolamo Emilio Gerini was born in Cisano sul...

    Gerolamo Emilio Gerini was born in Cisano sul Neve, Province of Savona, Italy on March 1st, 1860. He was the elder son of a professor of Oenology at the University of Turin and Veronica Rosso.

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    75232 Sugarcane juice 75229 1967, A girl...

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    Sugarcane juice


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    1967, A girl sells sugarcane peeled and chopped


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    1970, Doll makers
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    The Siam embassy sent by King Narai, the Great,...

    The Siam embassy sent by King Narai, the Great, of Ayutthaya Kingdom (story on page 31/762) was led by Praya Kosa Pan (title + name granted by the king) set out for France in 1686, accompanying the...
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    75166 75167 The computer colored photo of...

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    The computer colored photo of King Rama IX with his wife, Queen Sirikit, shot in 1949 by Dimitri Kessel at the Royal residence, Villa Vadhana, near Lake Geneva in Lausance,...
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    75115 Shot in the reign of King Rama V, this...

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    Shot in the reign of King Rama V, this computer colored photo shows young female royalty enjoying picking lotuses on boat riding along the Chao Praya River, the section that ran/runs along...
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    75113 According to the article on page 23/567,...

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    According to the article on page 23/567, this computer colored photo shows one of King Rama V’s Royal Concubines grooming a child’s hair. She is using wax to adjust the child’s hair straight...
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    75068 According to the story on page 18/447,...

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    According to the story on page 18/447, Pra Ram Ratchaniwet Palace or Ban Puen Palace is a former Royal Palace located in Petchaburi Province. It was commissioned by King Chulalongkorn (Rama...
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    On January 31st, 1911, a farung brought an...

    On January 31st, 1911, a farung brought an airplane to demonstrate in Siam for the first time at the Sa Pathum Racecourse or the current Royal Bangkok Sports Club.

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    (A Belgian aviator,...
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    74977 According to the article on page 28/682,...

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    According to the article on page 28/682,

    This computer colored photo taken by Robert Larimore Pendleton shows ‘…People (at Payatai Field in 1936) are trying to get a few grains from the...
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    "Wung kang kaow (= bat palace)" is located on...

    "Wung kang kaow (= bat palace)" is located on Chiengmai Road, along the Chao Praya River in Khlong San District, Bangkok. The building built in Chinese style covering area of 3,360 sq. meters is now...
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    A documentary (photos not included) titled: Light...

    A documentary (photos not included) titled: Light of the Modern Era

    Though on the throne for only 17 years, King Rama IV oversaw the astonishing period when the nation actually migrated into the...
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    74858 ‘Tan Sadej’ waterfall is located in...

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    ‘Tan Sadej’ waterfall is located in Pa-Ngan Island, Surat Thani Province. It is a large scale waterfall that has been famous and widely known for a long time and also an ever popular tourist...
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    Since ancient time, there have been various...

    Since ancient time, there have been various exchanges between India and Siam/Thailand.

    Modern Indian communities have been around since the 1860s and spread over the centuries. Most of them...
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    King Rama VII gives blessings to (the first two...

    King Rama VII gives blessings to (the first two children being seen on the screen) Princess Kalaya Niwattana (the eldest sister) and the future King Rama VIII. The third child being seen on the...
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    King Rama VII inspected the construction of the...

    King Rama VII inspected the construction of the Memorial Bridge (Sapan Put), 1932.

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    During March 19th, 1931 and October 12th, 1931,...

    During March 19th, 1931 and October 12th, 1931, King Rama VII with his Queen visited U.S.A. (Herbert Hoover was the president) to have cataract on his left eye removed (such operation could not be...
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    According to the article on page 17/406, after...

    According to the article on page 17/406, after the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall’s construction was finished, the grand ceremony began.

    In that regard, King Rama VI ordered a full decoration...
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    A computer colored photo shows a group of Thai...

    A computer colored photo shows a group of Thai styled manors King Rama V had them built sited by a hand dug pond in Dusit Palace in 1907

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    No, Timland was just a recreational park...

    No, Timland was just a recreational park mimicking country lifestyles of Thai people. Dusit Thani was, say, a utopia city (around that time).

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    Timland is now no more but there is a...
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    Thank you so much for your kind compliments.

    Thank you so much for your kind compliments.
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    1960s at Hat Yai, Walking through under an...

    1960s at Hat Yai, Walking through under an elephant is supposed to bring good luck (12 baht each)!

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    Visiting a funeral in 1954

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