• Souvenir shop selling statue replicas, pictures, postcards, etc.
  • Palgen-Maissoneuve, Mimi, 1918-1995 (Photographer)
Date Created
1942 to 1962
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    • During the colonial period the manufacturing of Angkorian replicas grew as an industry, in part to meet tourist demand for souvenirs, but also to try to minimize the looting of actual statuary in the temples.
    • Source for information about the object depicted in the image: Muan, Ingrid. "Citing Angkor: the 'Cambodian Arts' in the Age of Restoration." PhD diss., Columbia University, 2001.
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    Preliminary Inventory of the Center for Asian Research Records (1966-2006). MimiJac Palgen Memorial Collection (1995). 2007-04146. University Archives. ASU Library, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.…

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