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Celebration at Pegu


Celebration at Pegu

Anoniem / Anonymous

Celebration at Pegu. This illustration depicts several men on a beach involved in some kind of baptismal ritual. This is an illustration of a celebration known as Sapan Daiche, a water festival.

According to the index of 'Begin ende Voortgang', the illustration is entitled: Het Feest Sapan Daiche genoempt.

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Sources and literature

Commelin, Isaac, Begin ende Voortgangh / van de Vereenighde Nederlandsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie: Vervatende De Voornaemste Reysen / by de Inwoonderen derselver Provincien derwaerts gedaen. (1646)