Found in 16199 Collections and/or Records:
247 x 174 mm. View of the Boat Quay on the Singapore River.
A collection of loose prints. All are 250 x 200 mm unless otherwise stated. There are brief typed captions on the backs of the prints, some of which have been elaborated or amended for this catalogue. Some of the prints are organised by subject: 12 - 19 concern the Turkish invasion and its aftermath; 20-26 are images of people and places; 27-28 concern antiquities.
90 x 110 mm. Woodburytype. A half-length portrait of a young boy: 'The boy represented in the second picture is the son of the priest of Avgoru [? Avgorou]. The higher dignitaries of the Greek Church are not permitted to marry; but the papa may be wedded, subject to the condition that the union was effected before his consecration, and that in the event of the death of his wife he shall not marry a second time' (Thomson 1879, vol.2, p.52).
136 x 103 mm. The donkey carries a large bundle of washing. (p. 123).
A description of Stark's duties as acting District Officer of Kelang in 1927, submitted for publication in 'Malaya', Aug. 1963, 36-38. The file includes a cutting from its original publication in the 'Straits Times', 9 Nov. 1927.
Elephant. [Location unknown].
A facemask craftsman at work at the Singapore Handicraft Centre which features the works of outstanding master craftsmen, 1982
The caption continues 'Dying arts like these are being revived'.
208 x 157 mm. Showing a man, woman and three children seated on the stone steps in front of a house.
Half-plate. [No print]. Missing. Gun found 1 Nov. 1907 by a sponge fisher in Famagusta Bay. It is a bronze cannon 9 feet long, presented by King Henry VIII to Villiers de l Isle Adam in 1527 towards the recovery of Rhodes. One of a park of guns.
A description of the duties and responsibilities of a district officer, much of it relating to the Malayan Emergency (35 sheets).
A description of the damage and foot shortages caused by major foods in Kelantan during 1928 and 1931 (4 sheets).
An account of how Coe confused the landing of a kite with the landing of a seaplane in the Kelantan River in 1929 (3 sheets).
An account of how a football match in the Coleman Shield competition around 1910 was cancelled, because neither team would venture onto the field before the other, having been warned that it would bring bad luck.
The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'Wild deer and wild boar in Ceylon jungle'.
View looking across the garden towards a European house (largely obscured by vegetation). A note on the reverse suggests that this might be the house of John Kennaway.
View looking along a tree-shaded path in a Kuching garden.
205 x 157 mm. View from the top of the wall looking down onto one of the city gates, with piles of stone slabs and bricks piled in a yard in the foreground.