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The barber, 1910 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/153
The barber, 1910 - 1929
The barber, 1910 - 1929

Scope and Contents

142 x 195 mm. Showing a Malay barber cutting the hair of an Indian customer.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1929


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Biographical / Historical

Possibly taken by W. [i.e.?] J. Lowther Kemp, President, BAM, 1927-1928.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

J. Lowther Kemp submitted a series of photographs similar to this the preceding 3 and the following 7 prints for publication in British Malaya in the 1920s, and these may also be his work.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 759.

Related Materials

Possibly related by provenance are: BAM 1/50-BAM 1/52 and BAM 1/54-BAM 1/60.



Date information

DateText: 1910s-1920s.


Kemp, W Lowther, fl 1927-1928, president of the British Association of Malaya (?)

Finding aid date

2002-05-07 14:13:24+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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