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The solace of tobacco, 1910 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/156
The solace of tobacco, 1910 - 1929
The solace of tobacco, 1910 - 1929

Scope and Contents

141 x 196 mm. Showing a Chinese man seated on a mat in the street smoking a cigarette.


  • 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 6 and the following 4 prints for publication in British Malaya in the 1920s, and these may also be his work.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 762.

Related Materials

Possibly related by provenance are: BAM 1/50 -BAM 1/55 and BAM 1/57-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 14:31:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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