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View of Kuching, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035C/1

Scope and Contents

270 x 185 mm. View looking over the rooftops of Kuching towards the Kuching River, on the further side of which can be seen the Astana of the Raja of Sarawak, a two storey house fronted by a stone entrance in medieval style. On the near side near the river are the Public Offices. Numbered in bottom left hand corner on the negative '576 [376?] - View of Kuching' and blind (oval) stamp in bottom right hand corner 'GR Lambert & Co., Singapore'.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1899


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, folding and some tears at edges.

Existence and Location of Copies

Duplicate at Y305C/2. CN 925.

Related Materials

Clearer views of the public buildings of Kuching are at Y305A/2-Y305A/10.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-07-26 12:03:14+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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