The ruins of what is reputed to be the house Faulkon, a Greek who centuries ago was premier of Siam. Lopburi, central Thailand. Professor J. A. Prescott, the senior soil scientist of Australia, is at the left. March, 1948.
Vichayen House was built by Constantine Faulkon [Constance Phaulkon], a 17th century Greek merchant who became senior counsellor to King Narai. The architectural style is influenced by Greek architecture.