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Malaya in monochrome. Published for the Malayan Governments by Houghton-Butcher (Eastern) Limited, Camera House, Singapore, 1924, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 15

Scope and Contents

An album, with letterpress text, containing 24 captioned prints measuring approximately 150 x 100 mm. These have been numbered in ink 1 to 25, and no. 8 is missing. The captions have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The photographs show views in the Straits Settlements, with a number of portraits of Sakai people. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.


  • Creation: 1924


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.016 collection ( 1 album containing 24 images.)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Prints generally in good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Produced for the British Empire Exhibition.


The text is a condensation of Cherry, W.T. (1923). Geography of British Malaya and the Malay archipelago, Singapore : Methodist Publishing House.




Malayan Governments

Finding aid date

2002-04-09 13:36:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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