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Group outside Beng Seng and Co.s premises, [? Kota Bahru] [i.e. Baharu], Kelantan, circa 1915, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/18

Scope and Contents

288 x 239 mm (mounted on card). Showing a group of European officials posed outside the premises of Tewkay Beng Seng (who stands 6th from left at the back). Identified in the group are: Dr John Desmond GIMLETTE; John Whitehouse Ward HUGHES (1883-); Malayan Civil Service 1906-1937; served in Kelantan 1911-1913; British Resident, Negri [i.e. Negeri] Sembilan 1932-1937; William LANGHAM-CARTER; Mrs LANGHAM-CARTER; Thomas Watts CLAYTON; Mrs A.R. WHITE; Herbert Alfred ANDERSON; J. Stratton FERRIER; Mercantile Bank, Kelantan; Dr L.H. TAYLOR; Alan Greenwood MORKILL; John Milnes FAVELL (1877-); joined F.M.S. Survey Department 1909; served in Kelantan 1911-1915.


  • 1915


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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference

L-C 62

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Langham-Carter gift.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 686.



Date information

DateText: [or 1913] This print is dated on the reverse as about 1915. However, J.W.W. Hughes is stated in the Malay Civil Service Lists as being on leave from October 1913, so presumably the photograph was taken before this date.


Unknown; Langham-Carter, William

Finding aid date

2002-05-20 17:18:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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