Cremation volume for Nāi Banlư̄ Rakwānit [นายบันลือ รักวานิช]. Includes one photograph of the crematee, and a second taken of his wife and family at the funeral. Also includes brief chronological/biographical information on the crematee, and three letters, one written by the crematee’s wife, and the others by his children in memoriam of the crematee. Also includes a brief explanatory note on the use of rāchāsap, i.e. official court language. The main text, 97 pages, comprises the twenty-third volume of King Chulalongkorn’s diaries for the period Friday, January 21, 1886 to Tuesday, May 31, 1887.
Volume 23 of 59
From the David K. Wyatt Thai Collection, Hwa-Wei Lee Center for International Collections.