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Sultan Ismail of Johore, 1921, 1921

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 7/16

Scope and Contents

150 x 205 mm (mounted on card). A half length portrait of Sultan Ismail ibni Al-Marhum, Sultan Ibrahim (1894-), ruler of Johore since 1959. Signed portrait dated October 26 1921. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: I am not so dark in the face as he has made me look.

Dates

  • 1921

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

A commercial photographer active in Malaya in the 1920s. The photographer had a studio at 96 Jalan Abdullah, Muar, Johore as at 1921.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some foxing and spotting.

General

PJ. Biographical information on the photographer comes from the Index to Photographers.

Originator(s)

Yong Chin, fl 1920-1929, photographer

Finding aid date

2002-05-29 11:46:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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