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Coal mines, Muara, Borneo [i.e. Brunei, Borneo Island], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/39

Scope and Contents

273 x 209 mm. View from a hillside looking down onto a row of thatched houses runing along beside the coal mine railway. The small trucks of coal are drawn by bullocks. Muara (also known as Brooketon) is situated some 13 miles east of Brunei Tarn and was a centre for coal mining by the British North Borneo Company until 1925. The town was completely destroyed during World War Two. Photograph by G.R. Lambert and Co.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 912 & 1572.



Date information

DateText: The photographs were probably taken in the 1880s..


G R Lambert and Co

Finding aid date

2003-10-10 14:23:00+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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