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Item ID: 222101  
  

Penang Harbour showing Sampans & Tongkungs Sailing Boats Old Real Photo Postcard

Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard. Ethnic Life. Penang. Malay Malaya Straits Settlements. Shipping. Penang Harbour showing Sampans and Tongkungs, Native Sailing Vessels. Panorama.

Series No: 200
Faults: Wear and marks
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:£3.99€5.19US$5.47

Penang Harbour showing Sampans & Tongkungs Sailing Boats Old Real Photo Postcard


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