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Sumatra, Singapore, Penang [i.e. Pinang], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10

Scope and Contents

Album of photographs of various sizes with one loose one inserted. A note by the donor E. Walker states that the photographs, ‘were taken mostly by one of the brothers Logan of Penang, members of the legal profession and after one of whom Logan Road, Penang was named. The name is (or was) associated with the legal firm of Logan, Ross and Samuels, Penang.’ The plates have hand-written captions, which have been recorded as found. Nos 1-26 relate to Sumatra, 27-41 to Singapore and 42-63 to Penang.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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1 album(s) (62 images in 1 boxed album)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Generally good condition apart from some slight fading at the edges.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the BAM in July 1958 by E. Walker of Bedford.



Date information

DateText: Probably date from the 1880s..

Finding aid date

2002-04-09 11:50:48+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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