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Item ID: 220051  
  

Penang Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard The Town Club, Street Scene, Rickshaw Coolies

Vintage Colour Art Artist Drawn Tuck's Oilette Old Postcard, c.1920. Malay Malaya Straits Settlements. Street Scene, Rickshaw & Coolie. Ethnic Life. Penang - The Town Club.

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 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.

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Wide Wide World Penang Series II.
Series No: 8962
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:£19.99€25.99US$27.39

Penang Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard The Town Club, Street Scene, Rickshaw Coolies


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