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Pulo Reino [i.e. Pulau Rimau] Lighthouse, Penang, 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/13

Scope and Contents

210 x 155 mm. A general view of the lighthouse neighbouring buildings on the small island of Pulau Rimau which lies off the extreme south east tip of Penang Island. From the piles of building material and newly cleared bush still in evidence, the photograph would appear to have been taken around 1883. The lighthouse was built between 1881-1883 and the light erected the following year (Straits Settlements Blue Books, 1881-1884).


  • Creation: 1883


Biographical / Historical

Photograph probably taken by M.A. Cameron.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some fading.




Cameron, M A (?)

Finding aid date

2002-05-23 17:29:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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