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Item ID: 214098  
  

Penang Old Colour Postcard Beach Street Scene Clock Rickshaw Native Coolie Malay

Vintage Old Colour Postcard, Malay Malaya Straits Settlements, Penang. Ethnic Life. Beach Street, Street Scene, Clock, Rickshaw Native Coolie. Shops. 廣茂生火 廣萬興專辦 發客.

Series No: 353064
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:£25.99€33.79US$35.09

Penang Old Colour Postcard Beach Street Scene Clock Rickshaw Native Coolie Malay


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