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View of Bangkok from the Naval depot.
Stunning 125 year-old pictures of Thailand which showcase the tropical paradise long before it became a tourist hot-spot have emerged.
The collection of photographs from the early 1890s include images of the King's birthday celebrations in 1892, the King's palace and the Bangkok architecture.
Also included in the collection are photographs of Hong Kong under British crown rule in 1895 including of British seamen, the Hong Kong cricket team and the native army.
The photo album will go under the hammer on January 25 and is tipped to sell for £1,500.
The owner of the album is believed to have been a member of the Royal Engineers or connected with them.
The fascinating photos provide a snapshot of Thailand under the rule of King Chulalongkorn.
He was the first Siamese king to have a full western education, having been taught by British governess Anna Leonowens whose memoirs were transported to the silver screen in the famous film The King and I.