Series IV. Raphar By Appointment, TRADE MAU A Scene at Tigyaing. Tigyaing is a small village on the banks of the Irrawaddy. The chief characteristic of a Burmese village is that the houses are all built up on wooden piles about six feet high. WIDE - WIDE - WORLD BURMA. Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE” Postcard 7880. ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN.