Port Weld (inhabited place)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
138 x 79 mm. Showing the steamer Flying Dragon approaching a wharf at Port Weld. Marks (1926) provides the following description: 'Alongside the wharf lay the Flying Dragon, a small coasting vessel, which has run between Penang and Perak for the last forty years: carrying pigs, ducks, blachan, durians, dried fish and unwashed native passengers, and also perhaps more smells per ton than any vessel of her size.'
Contains loose photographs by various photographers including G.R. Lambert and Co., A Kaulfuss and Leonard Wray. This material includes prints from Sir Frank Swettenham's collection, and is of particular historical importance. Some items from the Langham-Carter collection have been included.