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Taiping (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

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Taiping, 1930-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/99
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Taiping , 1930-07 - 1932-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/85
Dates: 1930-07 - 1932-02
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Taiping , 1930 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/86
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Taiping , 1930-07 - 1932-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/88
Dates: 1930-07 - 1932-02
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Taiping , 1932-07-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/103
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Taiping 1882 [1885], 1882 - 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/7
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245 x 191 mm. (mounted on card). A view looking out over Taiping, with the Padang and the Perak Club in the foreground, founded in 1881, and the barracks of the Perak Armed Police beyond. The barracks of the Perak Armed Police in Taiping were built in 1881-1882. This print forms the right hand of a panorama when joined to the preceding photograph.

Dates: 1882 - 1885
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Taiping about 1884, 1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/3
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242 x 188 mm. A view looking down from the Residency Hill over the town of Taiping, with jungle in the distance. The photograph possibly shows the area to the right of that seen in the preceding prints although the photographs do not match up exactly.

Dates: 1884
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Taiping about 1884-1885, 1884 - 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/4
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242 x 169 mm. A view looking over part of the prison stockade towards wooded hills in the direction of Kamunting, two miles north-north-west of Taiping. In the foreground are a number of atap houses, with the brick wall of the prison beyond and a wooded palisade enclosing some of the prison buildings. The unsatisfactory state of the prison is described in the Perak Annual Report for 1884 (enclosed in Further correspondence respecting the Protected Malay States (C. 4958 of 1887, p. 23).

Dates: 1884 - 1885
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Taiping, about 1890, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/17
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272 x 213 mm (mounted on card). A view looking along a tree-lined street with substantial stone houses of Chinese residents on either side. Third Street runs off to the left in the foreground. Photograph stamped A. Kaulfuss, Penang.

Dates: 1890
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Taiping, circa 1882, 1882

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/2
Scope and Contents A view looking down from Residency Hill over a section of Taiping, with the Padang in the foreground, houses and shops beyond and hills in the distance. The photograph when compared with the preceding print, gives some indication of the prosperity brought to the town by the tin mining industry during the early years of British administration: apart from the grouth of the town, the buildings themselves are of a more substantial appearance, mostly of two storeys and roofed with corrugated...
Dates: 1882
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Taiping Dunlic Offices, 1930-07 - 1931-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/95
Dates: 1930-07 - 1931-02
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Taiping from the Residency, 1875, 1875

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/1
Scope and Contents 246 x 168 mm. A view looking down the Residency Hill along rows of Chinese houses with atap roofs, with scrubland beyond and jungle in the distance. A note on the reverse of the print indicates that the houses are probably those running along Main Street. By the end of 1874 Taiping had a population of around 5000. The views of Swettenham, who visited the town in the same year are recorded in (eds Burns and Cowan 1975) and Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, vol...
Dates: 1875
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Taiping. Garden, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/126
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207 x 105 mm. View looking out over the ornamental lakes and garden, laid out in the mid 1890s.

Dates: 1907
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Taiping Gardens, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 15/6
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Taiping. Government Offices, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/122
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Taiping Gymkhana meeting, about June 1922, 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/71
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195 x 148 mm. An informal group photograph taken at the meeting with the Sultan of Perak, Raja Sir Alang Iskandar Shah and the British Resident C.W.C. PARR seated in the centre. Gathered around them are: George Alexander de Chazal de MOUBRAY (1888-1977), Malay Civil Service 1912-1945; H.P. BRYSON; J. Murray ROSS, Assistant Simpang Estate, Matang; Reginald CRICHTON (1877-), Malayan Civil Service 1900-circa 1927; T. (?) WELSH, A.D.C. to Sultan.

Dates: 1922
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Taiping Physical Cultural League , 1931-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/98
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Taiping. Waterfall, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/127
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'The court interpreter', 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/29
Scope and Contents

An account of the important part played by interpreters in the administration of justice, illustrated by the example of three Chinese interpreters. The file includes a letter from Shelley to Hugh Bryson (2 copies, 6 sheets).

Dates: 1963
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The path to Taiping Hill, ? circa 1925, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/28
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82 x 133 mm. Showing an unidentified European woman sitting on one of the steps of the path leading up the hill.

Dates: 1925
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The Perak Sikhs at Taiping Barracks, 1880s, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/45
Scope and Contents From the File:

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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The Residency Hill, Thaiping [i.e. Taiping] [1890s], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/22
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269 x 207 mm. A view looking over the town from a neighbouring hillside, with tin workings in the foreground, the houses of the town beyond and the Residency situated on a small hill overlooking the Padang.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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