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The Esplanade, Penang, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/9

Scope and Contents

280 x 215 mm. A view from the Fort Cornwallis end of the Esplanade looking west across the cricket ground. At the right the Esplanade runs along the seafront, with the bandstand halfway along. On the further side of the cricket ground Esplanade Road runs across the picture from Light Street to the Esplanade just left of centre the old Town Hall is situated between Esplanade Road and Duke Street, with the Penang Cricket Club pavilion to the right and the Municipal Offices to the right again. Photograph possibly by G.R. Lambert and Co.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight overall fading.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 726.

Related Materials

See also BAM 8/54.



Date information

DateText: 1880s.


G.R. Lambert (?)

Finding aid date

2002-05-23 16:55:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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