T H E  J H W  THOMPSON FOUNDATION

under the Royal Patronage of H. R. H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

The initiation of this project was made possible through a grant generously given by the James H. W. Thompson Foundation, which works to preserve the artistic and cultural heritage of Thailand and neighboring countries in Southeast Asia. Dawn F. Rooney is grateful to the directors of the Foundation for their belief in the project and their faith in her to carry it out.