Tony Argento

"Novice" Bagan, Burma Black and White Architectural Photography 1999





Burma is one of the most devout Buddhist countries in the world. Every Buddhist Burmese boy between the age of 7 and 13 is expected to enter the monastery as a novice monk for a period of a few weeks to several months. He has a choice to return to life outside the monastery at any time, or he can stay on as a monk, if he so chooses. The photograph is professionally dry-mounted to archival backing with archival matting and is framed in a black wood frame.


H 17 in. x W 21 in. x D .75 in.

Dimensions without Frame

H 8 in x W 10 in.