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Malay Collection

Background imageMalay Collection: Golden spangled Hamburgh cock and hen

Golden spangled Hamburgh cock and hen, Gallus gallus domesticus, Henry Beldons pair, cock cup at Birmingham 1870, hen cup at Kendal, Whitehouse and Spalding 1871

Background imageMalay Collection: Ejecting an intruder

Ejecting an intruder
Plate opposite page 297 from The Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace, London 1874

Background imageMalay Collection: Silver-grey Dorking hen

Silver-grey Dorking hen, Gallus gallus domesticus. Bred by O.F. Cresswell and first prize winner at Ashford, second prize winner at Birmingham 1872

Background imageMalay Collection: Naba Leba, Queen of Solor, and a Malay girl from Timor

Naba Leba, Queen of Solor, and a Malay girl from Timor. Handcoloured copperplate engraved by Sasso from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient and Modern Costumes of all the Peoples of the World, Florence, Italy

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay cock and hen

Malay cock and hen, Gallus gallus domesticus, Rev. A.C. Brookes pair, prizes at Crystal Palace and Birmingham 1871, Dublin 1872

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay girl with hair tied up carrying baskets from a yoke

Malay girl with hair tied up carrying baskets from a yoke. Lithograph by Karl Joseph Brodtmann from Heinrich Rudolf Schinzs Illustrated Natural History of Men and Animals, 1836

Background imageMalay Collection: Portrait of an Apinage boy and Malay man

Portrait of an Apinage boy and Malay man
Portrait and profile of Catama, aged 12, boy of the Apinage or Apinaye people, Brazil, and Florentino, a Malay servant of Francis de Castelnau

Background imageMalay Collection: Malaysia - Semang people

Malaysia - Semang people
The Semang are a Negrito ethnic group of the Malay Peninsula. Lowland Semang tribes are also known as Sakai (see card caption), although this term is considered to be derogatory by the Semang people

Background imageMalay Collection: British Empire Exhibition - Wembley - Sarawak Pavilion

British Empire Exhibition - Wembley - Sarawak Pavilion
British Empire Exhibition - Wembley - Sarawak (Malaysia) Pavilion. Date: 1924

Background imageMalay Collection: Map of Burma

Map of Burma, Assam, Malay Peninsula and Ceylon Date: circa 1910

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay Kampong, Singapore

Malay Kampong, Singapore
Malay Kampong (Settlement, Village), Singapore - wooden houses with zinc-covered roofs. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageMalay Collection: SE Asia, probably Malay peninsula, traditional houses

SE Asia, probably Malay peninsula, traditional houses
Vintage 19th century photograph: South East Asia, probably Malay peninsula, traditional houses with straw roofs, thatch and street scene

Background imageMalay Collection: Selangor Chinese chamber of commerce, Malaysia. This chamber, founded in 1902

Selangor Chinese chamber of commerce, Malaysia. This chamber, founded in 1902, is one of the very few institutions of the kind in the world, being composed entirely of Chinese people

Background imageMalay Collection: Ayam jallak, Malay game cock

Ayam jallak, Malay game cock, Gallus gallus domesticus. Chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks Day & Son after an illustration by a native Chinese artist rom Lewis Wrights The Illustrated Book of

Background imageMalay Collection: Miss Stepney in Malay Costume

Miss Stepney in Malay Costume, with details of jewellery. 1906

Background imageMalay Collection: Malayan man

Malayan man. Handcoloured steel engraving from Georg Friedrich Treitschkes Gallery of Natural History, Naturhistorischer Bildersaal des Thierreiches, Liepzig, 1842

Background imageMalay Collection: Girl of Timor in sarong carrying water with a yoke

Girl of Timor in sarong carrying water with a yoke
Canda, young Malay girl of Timor in sarong carrying water with a yoke. Handcoloured copperplate engraving after an illustration by Nicolas Martin Petit from Frederic Shoberls The World in Miniature

Background imageMalay Collection: Australian aborigines of the Malay race

Australian aborigines of the Malay race. Mour-Re-Mour-Ga, man in turban, Y-Erran-Gou-La-Ga, man with face painting, and Ou-Re-Kine, woman in bandana (after Nicolas-Martin Petit)

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay rose apple, Syzygium malaccense

Malay rose apple, Syzygium malaccense (Eugenia malaccensis). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by George Cooke after an illustration by William Miller from Conrad Loddiges Botanical Cabinet

Background imageMalay Collection: Labisia alata

Labisia alata. Chromolithograph by Pieter de Pannemaeker from Jean Lindens l Illustration Horticole, Brussels, 1885

Background imageMalay Collection: Buffy fish owl and Papuan frogmouth

Buffy fish owl and Papuan frogmouth
Buffy fish owl, Bubo ketupu, and Papuan frogmouth, Podargus papuensis. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageMalay Collection: Greater mouse-deer and Arabian gazelle

Greater mouse-deer and Arabian gazelle
Greater mouse-deer or napu, Tragulus napu, and Arabian gazelle, Gazella arabica. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rene Primevere Lessons Complements de Buffon, Pourrat Freres, Paris, 1838

Background imageMalay Collection: Camphora or camphor tree, Dryobalanops aromatica

Camphora or camphor tree, Dryobalanops aromatica (Dryobalanops camphora). Critically endangered. Handcoloured illustration drawn

Background imageMalay Collection: Asian arms and armour

Asian arms and armour
Asiatic armour. Indian surtout of chainmail from Souja Dowlas suit of armour 1, 2, Malay cresse or kris dagger 3, and asian bow 4

Background imageMalay Collection: Asiatic weapons

Asiatic weapons. Polygar sword 1, Colleree stick 2, Malay dagger or kris, sheath, pommel and hilt 3-8, Malay cresses or kris daggers 9, 10, Malay sabre and sheath 11, 12, Malay dagger 13

Background imageMalay Collection: Ludisia discolor orchid

Ludisia discolor orchid (Anoectochilus dawsonianus). Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens and Hothouses of Europe

Background imageMalay Collection: Calcutta scene showing the nationalities best

Calcutta scene showing the nationalities best known in India: Northern Indian, Mongol, Persian, Mughal, Muslim, Arab, Chinese, Malay, Armenia, British, Dutch, etc

Background imageMalay Collection: Malayan tapir, Tapirus indicus. Endangered

Malayan tapir, Tapirus indicus. Endangered. (Malay tapir, Tapirus malayanus). Illustration by Charles Hamilton Smith, engraved by J. Scott

Background imageMalay Collection: Native of the island of Solor, Indonesia, 19th century

Native of the island of Solor, Indonesia, 19th century
Malay man, native of the island of Solor (Indonesia), 19th century. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Griffith, Harriet or Edward, from Edward Griffiths The Animal Kingdom by the Baron Cuvier

Background imageMalay 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 imageMalay Collection: Malay man collecting wine from tree, South East Asia

Malay man collecting wine from tree, South East Asia
Malay man collecting sweet wine from a toddy palm tree, Malay States, South East Asia (then part of the British Empire, now Malaysia). Date: 1922

Background imageMalay Collection: Three Sakai tribesmen, Malay States, South East Asia

Three Sakai tribesmen, Malay States, South East Asia
Three men of the Sakai tribe, equipped for hunting, Malay States, South East Asia (then part of the British Empire, now Malaysia). Date: 1922

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay man and woman tilling field, South East Asia

Malay man and woman tilling field, South East Asia
Malay man and woman tilling a field with a primitive harrow, Malay States, South East Asia (then part of the British Empire, now Malaysia). Date: 1922

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay man gathering bread from tree, South East Asia

Malay man gathering bread from tree, South East Asia
Malay man gathering bread from a tree, in the form of jackfruit, Malay States, South East Asia (then part of the British Empire, now Malaysia). Date: 1922

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay Opera players, Singapore

Malay Opera players, Singapore
Malay Opera players on stage in costume, Singapore. Date: circa 1920

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay group, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Malay group, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageMalay Collection: OPIUM SMOKERS, MALAYSIA

OPIUM SMOKERS, MALAYSIA
Three Malay smokers of opium Date: circa 1860

Background imageMalay Collection: Temple in Selangor, Malaysia

Temple in Selangor, Malaysia
Temple in Selangor, a state on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, encircling the capital Kuala Lumpur. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageMalay Collection: Altar in Snake Temple at Sungai Kluang, Penang, Malaysia

Altar in Snake Temple at Sungai Kluang, Penang, Malaysia. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageMalay Collection: Orchard Road - Singapore, Malaysia

Orchard Road - Singapore, Malaysia. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMalay Collection: Native group, Malay peninsula - Modern Thailand or Malaysia

Native group, Malay peninsula - Modern Thailand or Malaysia
Native group, Malay peninsula, circa 1880s - Modern Thailand or Malaysia Date: circa 1880s

Background imageMalay Collection: Sultan H H Abu Bakar of Johor, Malaysia

Sultan H H Abu Bakar of Johor, Malaysia
Sultan Sir Abu Bakar ibni Daing Ibrahim - HH Abu Bakar of Johor (1833-1895). Johor was the first state in Malaysia to adopt the constitutional monarchy system via Undang-undang Tubuh Negeri Johor

Background imageMalay Collection: Malay couple, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Malay couple, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageMalay Collection: Small Malay child, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Small Malay child, circa 1880s. Date: circa 1880s

Background imageMalay Collection: The High Street - Singapore, Malaysia

The High Street - Singapore, Malaysia. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMalay Collection: Malaysia - tapping rubber trees

Malaysia - tapping rubber trees Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMalay Collection: Traditional Malay Fishing Village with stilt houses

Traditional Malay Fishing Village with stilt houses
Traditional Malay Fishing Village with houses raised up on stilts. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMalay Collection: Boys in Malaysia eating Durian Fruit

Boys in Malaysia eating Durian Fruit Date: circa 1920s



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