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    70731 (Computer colored version) One section...

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    One section of King Rama VII (King Pokklao)’s Coronation.

    King Rama VII's coronation ceremony was scheduled for 25th February 1925.

    Unlike his...
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    Part of old city moat, 1950s and now 70699 ...

    Part of old city moat, 1950s and now

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    At Dusit Zoological Park (Khao Din Wana) in 1967...

    At Dusit Zoological Park (Khao Din Wana) in 1967

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    The bridge was opened on 6 April 1932 by King...

    The bridge was opened on 6 April 1932 by King Rama VII in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Chakri Dynasty and the foundation of Bangkok, shortly before the Siamese coup de tat of 24...
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    A collection of still photos forming a section of...

    A collection of still photos forming a section of the ceremony of the Memorial Bridge (Sapan Put)'s opening in the reign of King Rama VII, April 6th, 1932.

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    After Rattanakosin Kingdom was established in...

    After Rattanakosin Kingdom was established in 1782, King Rama I also moved its capital from the old one (Krung Thonburi) on the west side of the Chao Praya River to the east side and gave it the new...
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    'Chuck wow' is always fun anywhere (more details...

    'Chuck wow' is always fun anywhere (more details on page 5/110)

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    1960, Suan Lumpini

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    Some photos from the 'second' Royal Coronation...

    Some photos from the 'second' Royal Coronation Ceremony of King Rama VI, 1911.

    The first one was held a year earlier. It was a small one because Siamese still mourned the death of his father, the...
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    Later in his life, Prince Prisdang wrote his...

    Later in his life, Prince Prisdang wrote his biography. It was clearly a pitiful life. It seems everyone in his homeland was quite mean to him.

    However, when his biography was finally done and...
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    Prince Prisdang was born in 1851. He was King...

    Prince Prisdang was born in 1851. He was King Rama III’s grandson (His father was King Rama III’s son with a commoner wife).

    He has been selected as a royal chamberlain in the reign of King Rama...
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    1927, Rabindranath Tagore with HRH Prince Damrong...

    1927, Rabindranath Tagore with HRH Prince Damrong Rajanubhab, King Rama V's half brother and his favorite

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    1959, A Lincoln Sculpture

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    70374 (Computer colored version) The little...

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    The little Princess named ‘Suthasiri Sopa (1918-1998)’ in fully dressed of a ‘royal child’ sitting on her royal palanquin during the top-knot removing ceremony....
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    Female royalty, led by King Rama V’s Supreme...

    Female royalty, led by King Rama V’s Supreme Queen Consort, during their playtime.

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    I say because nowadays, patterns of houses here...

    I say because nowadays, patterns of houses here have been changed and mosquitoes wire screens have been introduced replacing mosquitoes nets providing more comfortable. However, if you wander into...
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    1964, The Beatles in Thailand (I just knew...) ...

    1964, The Beatles in Thailand (I just knew...)

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    Vendors in the streets in 1950s 70301 70302

    Vendors in the streets in 1950s

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    The Equestrian statue of King Chulalongkorn the...

    The Equestrian statue of King Chulalongkorn the Great is an outdoor sculpture in cast bronze standing at the center of the Royal Plaza in Bangkok. It was erected on 11th November 1908 to commemorate...
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    Yes, every American I met said the same. I...

    Yes, every American I met said the same. I watched it with my parents at Indra cinema. It used cinema-scope system. I think it uses this term.

    I really like the song though...

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    Grandfather of King Rama X’s, Mahidol Adolyadej,...

    Grandfather of King Rama X’s, Mahidol Adolyadej, Prince of Songkla (1892-1929), King Rama V’s son born from one of his Queen Consorts, dressed in his navy officer uniform when he was still serving in...
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    The first person in Siam/Thailand who could learn...

    The first person in Siam/Thailand who could learn and play harp professionally. Chudadhuj Dhdradilok, Prince of Petchaboon, King Rama V’s 8th child (1892-1923) from the Supreme Queen Consort. He was...
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    Wat Borwornsatan served as a royal wat for Wang...

    Wat Borwornsatan served as a royal wat for Wang Na thus no monks.

    The office of Wang Na was considered second only to the king and regarded as the heir presumptive.

    The status of Wang Na's Wat...
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    Some rare photos (computer colored versions)...

    Some rare photos (computer colored versions) taken at the funeral of King Rama V’s Supreme Queen Consort (1864-1919). She was the Queen Mother of King Rama VI and VII. She died in the reign of King...
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    At the royal funeral of Queen Sripatcharin, King...

    At the royal funeral of Queen Sripatcharin, King Rama V’s Supreme Queen Consort (year of death: 1920), her son, King Rama VI, ordered two replicas of ‘Pig Memorial’ and ‘U Taga Tarn Shrine (means...
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    Wat Pra Kaew, 1961 70077 Phuket, 1981 ...

    Wat Pra Kaew, 1961

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    Phuket, 1981

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    At GI camp, Korat, 1966 The guy on the left...

    At GI camp, Korat, 1966

    The guy on the left (photo 1) said he took this photo (2)

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    Pra Preechakolakan (noble title + name granted by...

    Pra Preechakolakan (noble title + name granted by the king; 1841-1879) whose birth name was Sum-Ang was the second child of a noble family from ‘Amattayakul’ lineage (see Note: 1 below). His father...
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    2 popular brands of taxis in those times... ...

    2 popular brands of taxis in those times...

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    When the tram system was firstly introduced in...

    When the tram system was firstly introduced in Siam, in late 1800s, it should have been publicly popular because at the time, other kinds of vehicles had not been born yet. But due to lack of...
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    I’m back (with no good luck)… Our historians...

    I’m back (with no good luck)…

    Our historians have no idea at all because there was no even one significant something that could start from.

    They said that line #3 started from (roughly) ‘a...
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    Trams did not just run in Bangkok. The first...

    Trams did not just run in Bangkok.

    The first 'tang changwat' that had tram system operated was Lopburi. It started in 1955.

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    K. Iom and K. Huanglao have provided more...

    K. Iom and K. Huanglao have provided more information but once I checked with Thai research, they are different.

    I will send this photo to some historians.

    Will be back...
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    The days when trams ruled Bangkok (early 60s) ...

    The days when trams ruled Bangkok (early 60s)

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    Women in 1920

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    69765 Before the renowned ‘Dusit Thani’...

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    Before the renowned ‘Dusit Thani’ Hotel on the corner of Silom Road, there stood this beautiful mansion named ‘Ban (= house) Sala Daeng’. The house belonged to ‘Chao Praya (a high rank...
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    Related to the story on page 18/445, Snake...

    Related to the story on page 18/445,

    Snake farm at Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, The Thai Red Cross Society, 1937


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    The position of the king’s bedroom chamberlain...

    The position of the king’s bedroom chamberlain was for the servant whom the king trusted the most because his service was to be close to the king at all times. Also the chamberlain had to put his...
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    1950s Ceremony parade of Buddhist monk...

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    Ceremony parade of Buddhist monk ordination on various styles of rides

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    ('Muang luang (Krungtep)' - 'Took took')
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    A documentary (photos not included) titled: The...

    A documentary (photos not included) titled: The Chinese immigrants

    Chinese immigrants have played a huge role over the centuries in helping building Bangkok into one of the most prosperous...
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    Longan ('lumyai'), Chiengmai - 1960s 69620 ...

    Longan ('lumyai'), Chiengmai - 1960s

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    Umbrella ('rom') making, Chiengmai - 1960s
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    A touching story... Roscoe | 34th Tactical...

    A touching story...

    Roscoe | 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron - Thud Era
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    69555 (Computer colored version) The first...

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    The first chancellor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the reign of King Rama V (1868-1910). He, as a commoner from the Boon-Nag lineage, was one of the very...
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    The celebration of the inauguration of the...

    The celebration of the inauguration of the Siamese tramways, 1894

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    Elderly Buddhist monk and his disciple, 1911

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    In memory of .... ...

    In memory of ....

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    1942 - 2021
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    Wung Raphiphat, sited in Thewet area, Bangkok,...

    Wung Raphiphat, sited in Thewet area, Bangkok, was belonged to Prince Raphi Phatthanasak, Prince of Ratchaburi (1874–1920) who was the 14th child of King Rama V and one of his Royal Concubines.

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    Kard (= market) Luang, Chiengmai (1934) 69464...

    Kard (= market) Luang, Chiengmai (1934)

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    Wat Pan Tao, Chiengmai (1959)

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    Hua Lumpong in 1920 69462 Hua Lampong in...

    Hua Lumpong in 1920

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    Hua Lampong in 1956

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    (Note: Story on page 25/622)
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    Wooden cottages for Chiengmai Leper Asylum, 1921....

    Wooden cottages for Chiengmai Leper Asylum, 1921.

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    The asylum founded by an American doctor and missionary, James W. Mckean MD. (1860-1949), who pioneered leprosy work in...
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    Then and Now (1960 - 2006) 69412 ...

    Then and Now (1960 - 2006)

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    Disneyland, California (1960)

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    Corrado Feroci (15 September 1892 – 14 May 1962),...

    Corrado Feroci (15 September 1892 – 14 May 1962), was a Tuscan born Thai sculptor. He studied at the Royal Art Academy of Florence and taught there from 1914 to 1923.

    Feroci was invited to Siam...
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