Buddhist monks sit with tea and sweets. Thai MS 3.

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Buddhist monks sit with tea and sweets laid out in front of them. One monk, left, has a cheroot in his mouth, while the other Monks, right, are holding their throats which is a reference to vocal fatigue from long periods of chanting or recitation.

See image no. L0081542 for bottom half of image.


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