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  King Taksin Statue

 

Thailand

The King Taksin Statue at Wong Wian Yai (fig.) in Thonburi, the new capital of Siam after the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767. This warrior-king is wearing a Phra Malah Biang combat helmet (fig.) and a taab (fig.), and is wielding a sword.

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