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Gottliebs tree, Penang, 1880 - 1889

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/49

Scope and Contents

275 x 208 mm. A view looking along a roadway towards a large spreading tree beneath which a group of men is standing. Beside the roadway in the left foreground is a spirit and opium shop. Exact location unidentified, although Purcell (1928, p. 81) states that the Pine Apple Lane referred to [in a 1807-1808 map of George Town] is now Gottlieb Road. Whether this picture shows a portion of Gottlieb Road, which ran along the southern edge of Mount Erskine Cemetery, has not been determined. The road was presumably named after either F.H. or G.S.H. Gottlieb.

Dates

  • 1880 - 1889

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading at edges.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 713.

Bibliography

Purcell, V.W.W.S. (1928). Early Penang, [Pinang] : Penang Gazette Press. F.H. and G.S.H. Gottlieb are listed as barristers in the 1895 and 1899 editions of: The directory and chronicle for China, Japan etc, Hong Kong : The Hong Kong Daily Press Office, 1866-.

General

PJ.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-06-06 09:53:02+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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