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A barber cutting a boy's hair at a Buddhist monastery in Burma. Halftone after a photograph by R. Grant Brown.
- Grant Brown, R.
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1 process print : halftone ; image 12.5 x 15.6 cm
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]
Wellcome Library no. 37192i
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