Found in 285 Collections and/or Records:
Stages in the manufacture of Sea Dyak cloth. Extracting the seed of raw cotton in a cotton gin, 1900
148 x 104 mm. Showing an Iban woman seated on a cane mat working a small wooden gin. The woman wears the characteristic bodice of rattan canes.
Stages in the manufacture of Sea Dyak cotton. Picking the Lemba leaves, fibres of which are employed in tying up the warp threads preparatory to dyeing, 1900
103 x 144 mm. Showing the woman in Y3035A/36-7 holding a handful of the long palm-like leaves of the lemba.
148 x 104 mm. Showing the woman seen in Y3035A/36 operating a wooden spinning wheel.
147 x 104 mm. Showing the Iban woman seen in Y3035A/36-8 seated at her loom.
108 x 157 mm. General view of the multi-storied modern Secretariat building.
The origin of this collection is not known, but it appears to have been assembled for a travelling exhibition, and each print is marked Copy neg. Photoscale May 1965. Sources are given where known. Prints are 215 x 160 mm.
This is a personal memoir by John Kelley describing his early childhood in Malaya, and his work and travels abroad during the era of decolonisation.
River view with canoes in the foreground and a thatched house on the further bank.
The original transcript of a talk given to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text.
103 x 147 mm. Head and shoulders portrait of Tama Bulan, wearing the decorated fez-like hat.
104 x 147 mm. Full face head and shoulders portrait of Tama Usong, the leading Kayan chief of the Baram District.
140 x 110 mm. Showing a young girl having her feet tattooed, with other children looking on.
248 x 189 mm. General view of the workings, with the mines office in the left foreground and the retort sheds in the valley below. With jungle covered hills beyond.
240 x 183 mm. View looking along the river at Tegora, with dugouts in the foreground and thatched houses on the rise beyond. The note on the reverse continues ‘showing Malay sampans or boats in which the bottles of mercury are sent down to the coast in. Chinese mandor and family are seen at their door & Malays are in the boats’.
Tegora Hill, Upper Sarawak, Borneo, first opening of cinnabar mines. Two Chinese coolies at work [historic title], 1868 - 1890
239 x 182 mm. View looking across partially cleared jungle on the slope of a hill, with a thatched hut in the background and two Chinese labourers (blurred) posed beside an uprooted tree in the left foreground.
Glass negatives. The label lists three other places, which are illegible. Images are chiefly of Pahang and Kelantan.
147 x 104 mm. Showing a Kenyah man looking along the bore of the blowpipe.
Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.
143 x 103 mm. View from the driveway of the Palace of the Rajahs of Sarawak. The Astana (built c 1870) consists of a conventional two storey verandahed house in bungalow style fronted by a crenelated stone tower in Gothic taste. This latter housed the billiard room, with the principal reception rooms on the first floor of the main block. In the left background can be seen one of the bedroom wings. The ground floor contained the Rajah’s offices, guardroom, kitchen and bathrooms.
133 x 103 mm. View looking across the Sarawak River towards the Rajah’s Palace, with a boathouse on the riverbank in the foreground. For a closer view, see Y3035A/5. [Shelford plate XXVII].
140 x 103 mm. View looking along the gorge, with dense jungle on either bank.
147 x 103 mm. View from the lawn of the main façade of the Borneo Company headquarters at Kuching, a two storey building with a central projecting entrance porch, verandahed the whole way round the building on both floors. On the ground floor the verandah is supported on whitewashed or stuccoed columns, on the floor above by less substantial wooden posts.
147 x 103 mm. View looking along the river at Claudetown (Marudi), with a boat moored in the foreground.
Brief history of the dynasty (4 pages).
The Corporal and the Costermonger, Borneo Malays. Cakes of gutta jelutong on the Malay schooner Banjerwangi, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910
Showing two Malays squatting among sacks of rubber on the deck of the schooner.