Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 24 – May 25, 2015

1. Madura.The Great Pagoda Jewels

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Madura: The Great Pagoda Jewels, January–February 1858. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 21.9 x 30.1 cm (8 5/8 x 11 7/8 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, 2005

2. Amerapoora. Wooden Bridge

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Amerapoora: Wooden Bridge, September 1–October 21, 1855. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 22.3 x 32.4 cm (8 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, The Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach, Directors, and Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2012

3. Amerapoora. Colossal Statue of Gautama close to the North End of the Wooden Bridge

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Amerapoora. Colossal Statue of Gautama close to the North End of the Wooden Bridge, September–October 1855. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 24.7 x 33.3 cm (9 3/4 x 13 1/8 in.). Collection of Charles Isaacs and Carol Nigro

4. Rangoon Signal Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Rangoon: Signal Pagoda, November, 1855. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 26 × 34.6 cm (10 1/4 × 13 5/8 in.). Private Collection, Courtesy Hans P. Kraus Jr.

25.2 x 34.3

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Pugahm Myo: Gauda-palen Pagoda, August 20-24, 1855. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 25.3 × 34.2 cm (9 15/16 × 13 7/16 in.). The British Library, London

35.0x27.0cm approx. WxH

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Seeringham: Great Pagoda, Munduppum inside Gateway, January 1858. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 27.1 × 35.1 cm (10 11/16 × 13 13/16 in.). The British Library, London

31 cm x 28 cm

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Madura: Trimul Naik’s Choultry, Side Veranda from West, January–March 1858. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 35.1 × 28.2 cm (13 13/16 × 11 1/8 in.). The British Library, London

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Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Tanjore: Wrought-Iron gun on a Cavalier in the Fort, March–April 1858. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 26.1 × 36.1 cm (10 1/4 × 14 3/16 in.). The British Library, London

9. Ye-nan-gyoung. Tamarind Tree

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Ye-nan-gyoung: Tamarind Tree, August 14–16, 1855. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 26.3 × 34.7 cm (10 3/8 × 13 11/16 in.). Courtesy Robert Hershkowitz, Charles Isaacs, Hans P. Kraus Jr.

10. Pugahm Myo Carved Doorway in courtyard of Shwe Zeegong Pagoda

Linnaeus Tripe (British, 1822–1902). Pugahm Myo: Carved Doorway in courtyard of Shwe Zeegong Pagoda, August 20–24, 1855, or October 23, 1855. Albumen silver print from paper negative, 32.5 × 26.9 cm (12 13/16 × 10 9/16 in.). National Gallery of Art, Washington, Diana and Mallory Walker Fund

Images courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art