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Sumatra (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

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Landing place on Deli River, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/5
Scope and Contents

274 x 208 mm. A view looking across the river, with off-loaded timber, a bullock cart and labourers grouped on the open space in the foreground. The Deli River rises at Mt Sibayak in north-east Sumatra and flows northwards for 60 miles past Medan and Labuan Deli to the Strait of Malacca.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Lankat [or Langkat] River [Eastern Sumatra], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/1
Scope and Contents

270 x 209 mm. A view looking along the Langkat River with houses on stilts in the left foreground and a few figures posed beside their boats at the water's edge.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Lankat River, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/10
Scope and Contents

278 x 207 mm. A view looking along an unidentified stretch of the Lankat River towards its junction with another river.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Malay Peninsula (Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States), 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17
Scope and Contents

A portfolio containing photogravure reproductions on 57 sheets, plus title leaf and map. The series contains views showing general scenery, towns, agriculture and industry in British Malaya, and breaks down into geographical locations: Singapore 1-35; Penang 36-50; F.M.S 51-137; Sumatra 138. The captions printed under the photographs have been copied including some eccentric spelling.

Dates: 1907
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Managers house, Brahrang, Lankat, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/26
Scope and Contents

350 x 265 mm. Showing a group of European men and women posed on a tennis court, with servants standing behind and a two storey wooden house with thatched roof, and a verandah on the first floor, in the background.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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On a coffee estate in Sumatra [circa 1900], 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/67
Scope and Contents

290 x 175 mm. Platinum print. A view looking along a row of coffee bushes, with female pickers on ladders, and European overseers in the background.

Dates: 1900
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On a tobacco estate in Sumatra [circa 1900], 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/68
Scope and Contents

290 x 173 mm. Platinum print. A view looking across undulating land planted out with nearly ripe tobacco; with a European foreman dressed in white in the foreground.

Dates: 1900
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On a tobacco estate in Sumatra [circa 1900], 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/69
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints by various photographers. Some come from the collection of Sir Frank Swettenham, H.P. Bryson, and William Langham-Carter. The subjects are: 1-7, 75 Johore; 8-25 Kelantan; 26-40, 74 Kedah; 41-64 Trengganu [i.e. Terengganu]; 66-71, 94-95; Sumatra; 72-73 British North Borneo [i.e. Sabah], 76-93, 96 Miscellaneous; 65 Sarawak.

Dates: 1900
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On a tobacco estate in Sumatra [circa 1900], 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/70
Scope and Contents

175 x 290 mm. Platinum print. Showing a labourer on a ladder removing the seed pods from a ripe tobacco plant.

Dates: 1900
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Photographs of Indonesia, 1930 - 1931

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 371/6
Scope and Contents Bali1-5 Mount Batur 6-7 Royal Palace at Den Pasar8-9 Karangasem10 K. Koen temple11-15 Sansit temples and sculptures16-17 Silekarang temple18-19 Tasikquerlaya temple20 Soekawati21-29 temples30-34 sculptures of gods35-43 mountain peaks, rice fields and forest44 incense trees45-6 cremation towers47-49 processions50-55 portraits of women56 Tabanan market57-58 people walking59 cock fight60-81 Legong dancers and...
Dates: 1930 - 1931
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Ripe tobacco, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/22
Scope and Contents

354 x 268 mm. A view looking across a large field of ripe tobacco with jungle in the distance.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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River Begomit, Lankat, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/3
Scope and Contents

278 x 209 mm. A view looking down on a river flowing through thick jungle. The group of men in and beside the river appear to be in the process of building a bridge. Exact location unidentified.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Soengi-Belawan. Virgin jungle, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/138
Scope and Contents

295 x 202 mm. Showing a river running through dense jungle in Sumatra.

Dates: 1907
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Somewhere in Sumatra [circa 1900], 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/71
Scope and Contents

290 x 174 mm. Platinum print. A view looking along a bamboo avenue, with two cabs parked in the foreground.

Dates: 1900
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Sumatra; coaling at Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/316
Scope and Contents

A view showing a ship (probably the 'Indrawadi') moored at a wharf at Sabang, with gantries at the right of the slide.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Sumatra; leaving Sabang; 1909, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/323
Scope and Contents

A view showing W.D. rather stiffly posed on the deck of the 'Indrawadi' with the island Pulau We in the background.

Dates: 1909
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Sumatra - Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/308
Scope and Contents

A view from the sea showing the harbour frontage and warehouses at Sabang. Sabang lies on the small island of Pulau We just north of Sumatra and is an important coaling station.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Sumatra - Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/309
Scope and Contents

A view looking across an open, grassed space with houses and warehouses beyond. Exact location unidentified.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Sumatra Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/310
Scope and Contents

A view looking along a wharf at Sabang towards a moored ship.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Sumatra; Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/311
Scope and Contents

A view from the sea looking towards wharves and moored ships at Sabang with overhead gantries and cranes.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Sumatra; Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/312
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards jetties and warehouses at Sabang.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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Sumatra - Sabang, 1910 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/313
Scope and Contents

A view looking down on a curving bay with houses and jetties on the shoreline.

Dates: 1910 - 1915
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