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  King Bhumipon in different phases of his life

 

Thailand

Miniature busts of King Bhumipon Adunyadet, i.e. King Rama IX, in various dress and uniforms from different periods in his life, while the picture below shows a sculpture of the King touring the nation and visiting his subjects in 1955.

 

He bends down while gently stroking the hand of a 102 year old woman, who waited along the route to show her respect and wai-ed the King with three pink lotus flowers (fig.) in her hand, that had withered in the blazing sun.

See POSTAGE STAMP (1), (2) and (3).

 

  Koh Chang naval combat memorial