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  Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

 

Thailand

A portrait of Somdet Phra Yannasangwon, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand. He is seated in half lotus position next to his pad yot or talapat. In the centre of the gilded frame is his cipher, i.e. the initials (ญ.ส.ส.) underneath a three-layered parasol, called chattra.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).