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Item ID: 221627  
  

Penang, A Suburb Old Tuck's Postcard 2 Native Malay Men, Tree-lined Street Scene

Vintage Tuck's Old Picture Postcard. Malaya Malay Straits Settlements. Penang. Ethnic Life. A Suburb. 2 Native Malay Men. Tree-lined Street Scene.

Penang. The official name of the island is Prince of Wales Island and the town is Georgetown, but neither of these names is in general use. Penang was founded 17th July 1786, having been ceded to the East India Company by the Sultan of Keda, in return for an annuity in 1785. At this time the island was almost uninhabited. Penang has an excellent harbour and is the centre of considerable trade.

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Sepia Penang
Series No: 893
Faults: Marks on back
Background: Penang (in Malay Pulau Pinang, Jawi:بينانج) is an island on the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The offical name of the Penang island is Prince of Wales Island and the town is Georgetown, but neither of these names is in general use. Penang was founded 17th July, 1786, having been ceded to the East India Company by the Sultan of Kedal, in return for an annuity in 1785. At this time the island was almost uninhabited, Penang has an excellent harbour and is the centre of considerable trade.

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69

Penang, A Suburb Old Tuck's Postcard 2 Native Malay Men, Tree-lined Street Scene


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