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Item ID: 223869  
  

Penang Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Victoria Pier Clock Tower Native Boats Harbor

Vintage Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Colour Old Picture Postcard. c.1920. Malaya Malay Straits Settlements. Penang. Victoria Pier. Native Boats, Harbour, Quay. Clock Tower. / 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 Oilette Wide Wide World Penang Series II
Series No: 8962
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:£16.99€22.09US$23.28

Penang Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Victoria Pier Clock Tower Native Boats Harbor


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