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Sultan Ismail of Johore, 1921, 1921

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.


  • Creation: 1921


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


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some foxing and spotting.


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


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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