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The Siamese Ambassadors, November 1857
Salted paper print, hand-painted
29.6 x 24.0 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of a full length group portrait of three Siamese ambassadors seated in a triangular arrangement. The ambassadors are, from left to right, the 2nd Ambassador, Chow Moon San Pet Pakdi, adopted son of 1st (2nd?) King, 1st Ambassador, Phya Montri Suriwongse and 3rd Ambassador Cha Moon Montieu Petak Para Krom, foster brother of 2nd King.
The photograph has been adapted through use of over-painting.