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Installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur, September 2, 1957, 1957-09-02 - 1957

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/98

Scope and Contents

154 x 202 mm. Showing Tuanku Abdul Rahman kissing the Keris Kerajaan (Sword of State) during the ceremony installing him as Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Independent Malaya. The elected Kingship of of Malaya was the result of proposals of the Reid Constitutional Commission of 1956 which covered provisions for a head of state to be elected from amongst the rulers of the various states, and who would hold office for five years. Tuanku Abdul Rahman served only three years of his term of office before his death in 1960.

Dates

  • 1957-09-02 - 1957

Creator

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, part from slight yellow staining.

General

PJ.

Originator(s)

Federation of Malaya Information Services

Finding aid date

2002-06-17 12:41:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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