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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Group of those in Hall during ceremony [conferring of KGCMG on Sultan Ibrahim of Johore, May 11 1916], 1916-05-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/4
Scope and Contents 284 x 214 mm. A group photograph of the Sultan, European officials and Malay soldiers gathered on the steps of a specially erected open-sided wooden platform at some stage during the proceedings. Sultan Sir Ibrahim (1873-1959), who ruled from 1895 until his death, stands at the centre of the group next to Sir Arthur Henderson YOUNG (1854-1938), Governor of the Straits Settlements 1911-1919. Other figures identified in the group are: Mrs OLIVER; wife of staff officer; (Lady) Maud RIDOUT;...
Dates: 1916-05-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Opening of the Japanese Garden, Johore Bahru, December 2, 1936, 1936-12-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/7
Scope and Contents

130 x 81 mm. Showing a mixed European and Malay group seated in front fo a summer house beside an ornamental pool in the Japanese Garden. Sultan Sir Ibrahim (1873-1959) is seated with the Sultana in the centre of the party. Their son, the future Sultan Ismail (1894-) is seated six places to the left of the Sultan. No other figures have been identified.

Dates: 1936-12-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Polo team, including son of Sultan of Johore [1921], 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/5
Scope and Contents

193 x 145 mm (mounted on card). Showing three Europeans and the son of the Sultan of Johore seated on polo ponies. The son of the Sultan is Ismail (1894-) who became Sultan of Johore on the death of his father in 1959.

Dates: 1921
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir Ibrahim, Sultan of Johore, 1936, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 7/15
Scope and Contents

176 x 243 mm. (mounted portrait). A three quarter length portrait of Sir Ibrahim (1873-1959), Sultan of Johore from 1895-1959. The portrait, dated November 23 1936, is inscribed to Sir Frank Swettenham and accompanied by a letter from the Sultan thanking Swettenham for the gift of the latters portrait. This photograph is a reciprocation of that gift.

Dates: 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).