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[Football match on the Padang, Kuala Lumpur, circa 1903], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/37

Scope and Contents

366 x 271 mm. A view looking down on the Padang from the roof of the Selangor Club with a football match in progress, spectators lining the pitch and a band playing at the left. Part of the Government Offices can be seen in the background.


  • Creation: 1903


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some bends and tears.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 987.

Related Materials

For an historical note on the Government Offices see BAM 4/17.


Swettenham, Sir, Frank (1907), British Malaya an account of the origin and progress of British influence in Malaya, London : John Lane, The Bodley Head.



Date information

DateText: Swettenham (1907, p. 298) reproduces a photograph of a football match and there dates it 1903. This photograph was probably taken on the same occasion..


G R Lambert and Co

Finding aid date

2002-05-20 10:47:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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