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Borneo Collection

Background imageBorneo Collection: Fra Mauro ( -1460). Fra Mauro map. 1459. Detail

Fra Mauro ( -1460). Fra Mauro map. 1459. Detail of Southeast Asia with the island of Borneo. The map is oriented with south at top. Miniature Painting. ITALY. Venice

Background imageBorneo Collection: Map / East India Islands

Map / East India Islands
Map of the East India Islands, including Borneo, the Celebes, Sumatra, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines

Background imageBorneo Collection: Rhacophorus, Tree frog

Rhacophorus, Tree frog
Tree Frog from Sarawak. Drawing of a tree frog by Alfred Russel Wallace - hand coloured. Drawn looking down onto the back of the frog spread out showing webbed feet

Background imageBorneo Collection: Catopuma badia, bay cat

Catopuma badia, bay cat
Felis badia. Plate from A Monograph of the Felidae, or Family of the Cats, 1833, by Daniel Giraud Elliot. One of 43 hand-coloured lithographs by Joseph Wolf (1820-1899) and Joseph Smit (1836-1929)

Background imageBorneo Collection: Map of Malaysia 1908

Map of Malaysia 1908
A map showing all the islands that make up Malaysia Date: 1908

Background imageBorneo Collection: Paphiopedilum dayanum orchid

Paphiopedilum dayanum orchid (Cypripedium dayanum). Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens and Hothouses of Europe

Background imageBorneo Collection: Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Basque Roman Catholic missionary

Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Basque Roman Catholic missionary into Asia. Jesuit. Staute. Pamplena Cathedral. Navarre. Spain

Background imageBorneo Collection: Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 1 VR-OAE

Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer 1 VR-OAE (msn 517), of Borneo Airways, outside the Scottish Aviation assembly shed at Prestwick, before delivery

Background imageBorneo Collection: Skeleton of the Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus

Skeleton of the Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus
Skeleton and skull of the Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus. Endangered. (Great Borneo ape, Simia satyrus.) Handcoloured copperplate engraving by J

Background imageBorneo Collection: Three young women of the Kalabit tribe, Borneo, SE Asia

Three young women of the Kalabit tribe, Borneo, SE Asia
Three young women of the Kalabit (Kelabit) tribe, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) -- women of this tribe are all tattooed when they reach the age of sixteen

Background imageBorneo Collection: Four people of Borneo, SE Asia

Four people of Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) -- a Sea Dayak (Dyak, Dayuh) or Iban man with necklace of shells and tattoos (top left), an Orang Bukit (Klemantan)

Background imageBorneo Collection: A girl of the Dusan People, Sabah State, North Borneo

A girl of the Dusan People, Sabah State, North Borneo
A girl of the Dusan tribe (or ethnic and linguistic group) from the Malaysian state of Sabah of North Borneo. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBorneo Collection: British North Borneo Postcard

British North Borneo Postcard
Orange printing on buff board with a printed 1 cent stamp. At the top lh corner the card has a heraldic style logo. Date: 1881

Background imageBorneo Collection: First British Built Construction Southampton

First British Built Construction Southampton
first, british, built, construction, southampton, docks, orient, explorer, 1959, borneo, 1958, oil, drilling, platform, industry, history, historical, 10513466

Background imageBorneo Collection: Orient Explorer oil drilling platform

Orient Explorer oil drilling platform
The Orient Explorer, the first British-built oil drilling platform, constructed in Southampton Docks, pictured shortly before it was towed 9, 200 miles to Labuan in Borneo Date: February 1959

Background imageBorneo Collection: Cover of The Sphere, 6th May 1922. The Prince goes further east

Cover of The Sphere, 6th May 1922. The Prince goes further east. The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) at the Malaya-Borneo exhibition in Singapore

Background imageBorneo Collection: World War II fires burning on Tarakan Island Borneo

World War II fires burning on Tarakan Island Borneo
World War II vintage photograph - fires burning on Tarakan Island Borneo prior to invasion

Background imageBorneo Collection: Historical views of the Eastern Islands (Indonesia)

Historical views of the Eastern Islands (Indonesia). Natives of the Ladrones Islands (Marianas) sailing in a proa sailboat 34, Abba Thule

Background imageBorneo Collection: A scene from the comedy drama The Wild Man of Borneo

A scene from the comedy drama The Wild Man of Borneo
The comedy drama The Wild Man of Borneo (1941) was set in a theatrical boarding house full of eccentric characters in New York in the 1890s

Background imageBorneo Collection: Sarawaks Hundred Years under rule of White Rajahs

Sarawaks Hundred Years under rule of White Rajahs
Page from The Illustrated London News reporting on a centenary of rule of the state of Sarawak in Malaysia by white rajahs, beginning in 1838 with James Brooke

Background imageBorneo Collection: Coelogyne pandurata orchid

Coelogyne pandurata orchid. Borneo and Malaysia. Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens and Hothouses of Europe

Background imageBorneo Collection: Brookes rhododendron, Rhododendron javanicum

Brookes rhododendron, Rhododendron javanicum ssp. brookeanum (Rhododendron brookeanum). Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens

Background imageBorneo Collection: Sun bear, Helarctos malayanus. Vulnerable

Sun bear, Helarctos malayanus. Vulnerable. (Malay bear from Borneo, Ursus malayanus.) Handcoloured copperplate drawn and engraved by Thomas Landseer from a specimen in the Tower of London from Edward

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kayan men in long house with skulls, Borneo, SE Asia

Kayan men in long house with skulls, Borneo, SE Asia
Kayan men sitting on the floor of a long house with war trophy skulls on display, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kenyah man with his shield, Borneo, SE Asia

Kenyah man with his shield, Borneo, SE Asia
Young Kenyah man with his shield, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). It has a stylised face painted on it, and is decorated with human hair from his victims. Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kayan man with piglet and blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia

Kayan man with piglet and blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia
Young Kayan man who has just caught a piglet with a poison dart from his blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). (6 of 6) Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kenyah men using their blowpipes, Borneo, SE Asia

Kenyah men using their blowpipes, Borneo, SE Asia
Young Kenyah men using their blowpipes in the jungle, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). (5 of 6) Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kayan man preparing poison for blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia

Kayan man preparing poison for blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia
Young Kayan man heating poison for use in his blowpipe over a fire, until it becomes a thick, dark paste, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire)

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kayan man collecting poison for blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia

Kayan man collecting poison for blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia
Young Kayan man collecting milky sap containing poison from an Ipoh tree for use in his blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). (3 of 6) Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Young Kayan man making a blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia

Young Kayan man making a blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia
Young Kayan man shaping a piece of hard jagang wood to make a blowpipe, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). (1 of 6) Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Sea Dayak woman weaving, Borneo, SE Asia

Sea Dayak woman weaving, Borneo, SE Asia
A Sea Dayak (Dyak, Dayuh) or Iban woman in traditional costume weaving on a frame, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). (2 of 2) Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Sea Dayak woman making thread, Borneo, SE Asia

Sea Dayak woman making thread, Borneo, SE Asia
A Sea Dayak (Dyak, Dayuh) or Iban woman in traditional costume making thread, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire)

Background imageBorneo Collection: Sea Dayak family, Borneo, SE Asia

Sea Dayak family, Borneo, SE Asia
Sea Dayak (Dyak, Dayuh) or Iban family in traditional costume, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire). 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kalimantan chief of Borneo, SE Asia

Kalimantan chief of Borneo, SE Asia
A Klemantan (Kalimantan) chief of Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire), wearing a tiger-cat war coat, and holding a sword and a shield. Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Two Kayan wrestlers of Borneo, SE Asia

Two Kayan wrestlers of Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) - a popular sport with the older boys and men of the tribe. 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Two young Dayak men, Borneo, SE Asia

Two young Dayak men, Borneo, SE Asia
Two young Dayak men of Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) -- they are about to start of cock fight with two cockerels. Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kalabit tribe blacksmiths, Borneo, SE Asia

Kalabit tribe blacksmiths, Borneo, SE Asia
Two Kalabit (Kelabit) tribe blacksmiths, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) - they are using two cylinders made from palm stems as bellows. Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Kalabit tribe blacksmiths, Sarawak, Borneo, SE Asia

Kalabit tribe blacksmiths, Sarawak, Borneo, SE Asia
Three Kalabit (Kelabit) tribe blacksmiths, Sarawak, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) - they are forging implements from smelted metal. Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Tribal chief and his bodyguards, Borneo, SE Asia

Tribal chief and his bodyguards, Borneo, SE Asia
A tribal chief and his bodyguards, Borneo, SE Asia (then part of the British Empire) -- this is how they appear when on a diplomatic mission to the leaders of another tribe. Date: 1922

Background imageBorneo Collection: Alpha -male Proboscis monkey aggressive display

Alpha -male Proboscis monkey aggressive display
Alpha-male Proboscis monkey aggressive display deters other males from his harem (Nasalis larvatus). after feeding at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

Background imageBorneo Collection: Proboscis / Long-nosed MONKEY

Proboscis / Long-nosed MONKEY (Nasilis larvatus)

Background imageBorneo Collection: Japanese Five Dollar Banknote - Banana Money

Japanese Five Dollar Banknote - Banana Money
Japanese government-issued five dollar banknote. The Japanese dollar was a currency issued by Imperial Japan during the Japanese occupation of Singapore, Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak

Background imageBorneo Collection: Pongo pygmaeus, orangutan

Pongo pygmaeus, orangutan
Portrait of a female orangutan, native to the Islands of Java, Sumatra and Borneo. Photographed by Frank Greenaway

Background imageBorneo Collection: Tunku Abdul Rahman, Harold Macmillan, Duncan Sandys and Lee

Tunku Abdul Rahman, Harold Macmillan, Duncan Sandys and Lee
Photograph showing (left to right): Tunku Abdul Rahman, Prime Minister of the Federation of Malaya; Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of Great Britain; Duncan Sandys

Background imageBorneo Collection: Group photo, Brunei scouts

Group photo, Brunei scouts
Group photo of Brunei scouts, Borneo, south-east Asia

Background imageBorneo Collection: MOONRAT

MOONRAT (family: Erinaceidae). Sepilok forest, Borneo

Background imageBorneo Collection: Adult male of Proboscis monkey doses in early morning

Adult male of Proboscis monkey doses in early morning
Proboscis monkey - adult male doses in early morning, hanging to a tree (Nasalis larvatus). near Kinabatangan river; Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia; June

Background imageBorneo Collection: Giant Pill Millipede rolls into a ball in danger

Giant Pill Millipede rolls into a ball in danger. lowland rainforest floor in Kinabatangan river floodplain; Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia; June. Class Diplopoda



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