Thursday, November 25, 2010

- old photo of sultan , Malaya

Old portrat of Sultans with British officials
First Durbar (Conference of Rulers) held at Kuala Kangsar, Malaya in 1897; Seated (l-r):
Hugh Clifford (Resident of Pahang), JP Rodger (Resident of Selangor), Sir Frank Swettenham (Resident-General),
Sultan Ahmad (Pahang), Sultan Abdul Samad (Selangor), Sir Charles Mitchell (British High Commissioner),
Sultan Idris (Perak), Tuanku Muhammad (Yand di Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan) and
WH Treacher (Resident of Perak) (public domain/wikipedia)

Tunku Abdul Rahman, Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Sir Donald MacGillivray, High Commissioner Federation of Malaya.

Sultan Abdullah (in uniform) with members of his family after their return from exile in the Seychelles, ?c.1894. (Source: Arkib Negara Malaysia)

Almarhum Sultan Yusuf Izzudin Shah Perak, seated second from left

Almarhum Sultan Yusuf Izzuddin Shah of Perak, seated second from left.

This picture is of Datuk Setia Raja of Batu Gajah (seated on the right of the empty chair) and his Mandailing clansmen. The `empty` seat is occupied by a rubber sheet, commemorating the fact that the Mandailings were amongst the first non-Europeans to cultivate rubber in the Kinta Valley, Perak.