Jim Thompson House Museum

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Kim Martins
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published on 29 July 2019
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Part of the six-building complex that is the Jim Thompson House Museum in Bangkok, Thailand and built c. 1959 CE. Thompson built a traditional antique wooden Thai-style house using temple doors from junk shop finds and gathered six old teakwood buildings from the ruins of Ayutthaya (c. 1351 - 1757 CE) - the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. This photo was taken in July 2019 CE.

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About the Author

Kim Martins
Kim is a freelance writer based in New Zealand. She has a B.A. (Hons) in History and an MA in Chaos & Complexity Science. Her special interests are fables and mythology, as well as exploration throughout the ancient world.

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Martins, K. (2019, July 29). Jim Thompson House Museum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11037/jim-thompson-house-museum/

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Martins, Kim. "Jim Thompson House Museum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 29, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11037/jim-thompson-house-museum/.

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Martins, Kim. "Jim Thompson House Museum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jul 2019. Web. 16 Oct 2021.