Fig. 1: Luang Wisut Yothamat (Mom Amatyakun), H.M. King Mongkut (Rama IV). Daguerreotype treated with gold leaf, sent to Queen Victoria in 1857, 10 x 7.5 cm, 1856. Royal Collection Trust, London (Royal Collection Inventory Number: RCIN 2932513); The Charismatic Index: Photographic Representations of Power and Status in the Thai Social Order