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Malay Peninsula (Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States), 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17

Scope and Contents

A portfolio containing photogravure reproductions on 57 sheets, plus title leaf and map. The series contains views showing general scenery, towns, agriculture and industry in British Malaya, and breaks down into geographical locations: Singapore 1-35; Penang 36-50; F.M.S 51-137; Sumatra 138. The captions printed under the photographs have been copied including some eccentric spelling.


  • Creation: 1907


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Biographical / Historical

A commercial photographer active in Sumatra and Malaya in the 1900s.


.01 cubic metre(s) ( 1 boxed portfolio containing 139 images.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the widow of E.M. Rowland, late of Malayan Railways and of Appledore, Kent




Kleingrothe, C J

Finding aid date

2002-04-09 13:55:10+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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