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Bakatans, Borneo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/47

Scope and Contents

273 x 209 mm. Group portrait of Bakatan warriors, dressed in war costume and carrying spears. Roth (1896) lists two types of Bakatan, the Batoi (Rejang River) and the Bintulu (Tatau River), but this group has not been precisely identified. Photographer unknown, probably G.R. Lambert and Co.


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading at edges.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 918.


Roth, Henry Ling (1896), The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo, London: Truslove and Hanson.



Date information

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


G R Lambert and Co [?]

Finding aid date

2003-10-20 12:06:20+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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