scanned color negative/print
The illegitimate twins, swept away by the current, are rescued far downstream. (The butterfly, completely unconnected with the storyline, was spontaneously added by the delighted Abbot, who had commissioned the monk-artist Thit Panh to paint the Lao Ramayana murals.
ca. 1925 (building construction)
1938 (original mural painting)
December 2000 (building demolition)
Panel 17, former image hall interior, Vat Oub Mong, Vientiane
complete temple interior murals of Phralak-Phralam, the Lao Ramayana