Prince Damrong Rajanubhab, late 19th century.
© NMeM / Kodak Collection / Science & Society
A photographic portrait of HRH Prince Damrong Rajanubhab (1862-1943) taken by W & D Downey. Born Phra Ong Chao Disuankumaan, he was the half-brother of King Chulalongkorn. Damrong, a historian and leading intellectual, reformed Thailand's education and provincial administration.