[Digital South Asia Library]

Hensley Photo Archive

Title Desecrated Buddha A larger version of this photograph is available by clicking on the small size photo below.

[Desecrated Buddha]
Photographer Glenn S. Hensley
Date 1945
Subject pagoda; Buddha
Notes Desecrated reclining Buddah in war damaged Akyab Island pagoda. We were told that Muslim Indian troops were responsible for most of the vandalism in island pagodas.
Location "Akyab, Burma"
Original negative held yes