East Malaysia (division (national))
Found in 261 Collections and/or Records:
Quarter-plate. Called a sumpitan (same word as for blow pipe for darts, meaning literally a tube or pipe). Mooruts also use this type of musical instrument.
Landscape format. Trimmed. To which natives from further up country came. Raft race: Ulu Mouruts.
Landscape format. [Sitting on edge of the road, some under umbrella].
Up the Sakong river: used extensively for the light walls of rooms.
Quarter-plate (landscape format). Over bamboos. [Showing boys scaling the smooth bamboo poles].
Quarter-plate (landscape format). Through barrels. [Showing six barrels suspended from a pole by ropes with an umpire in white trousers, with jacket and hat standing by].
167 x 115 mm. General exterior view of industrial plant. The caption on the reverse reads '(See Feature Set No. 268). (2). A three-language signboard gives 'No Smoking' directions in English, Chinese and Malay (Jawi script) near the Lutong oil distillation plant'.
Group portrait of Dyaks.
240 x 188 mm. A view looking down on Chinese gardens and labourers' house in a jungle clearing at the Tegora Hill Cinnabar Mines situated some 60 miles from Kuching. The houses raised off the ground are Malay houses. A note on the reverse states that the tree in the centre of the print is a Tapa tree and supposed to be upwards of 200 feet high with parasitic pine in branches.
Quarter-plate (landscape format). Prisoners clearing the ground, which has to be kept constantly clear of grass. In the foreground are bullock carts used for carting tobacco: there are so very few wheeled vehicles in Borneo even in the coast towns that a sight of one is always noticeable. [Showing neatly thatched fermenting shed in background, the carts at the left and the prisoners in a row just in front of the shed].
A small tree.
A small tree.
[Showing thatched building beyond the tracks with jungle in the background and a tree stump in the foreground].
[Single track railway line through cutting in rock. Man walking along ahead].
[Showing single line going down into the tunnel].
Half-plate. On the Lekas plain near Jesselton: the stick placed in ground measures 34 inches from the paper at its base.
Half-plate (landscape format). From verandah of the Residents House: note the English Church.
An image of the largest known flower in the world.
Landscape format. [Spectators on the bank with rafters on the water and three rafting in the distance].
Rahaman : captain of the Petrel. Son of a Brunei mother and a Sarawak father - a typical bajan or coast man of Borneo, 1909-01
[No print]. Missing.
Distant view looking across the river towards the palace.
Film negatives and matching prints of flora, with one street scene. The images were originally kept in three small packets by Kwong Tai Photo Service, Sandakan, and the prints are captioned on the reverse.
Landscape format. [Showing jungle along far side of the river].
Landscape format. [Showing depth of wooded gorge].