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Group portrait taken during the Penang Riots
[Album presented to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh by the Bishop of Penang in remembrance of his 1869 visit]
14.2 x 20.7 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of a group of men standing behind a barricade constructed of logs. The photograph was taken during the 1867 Penang Riots. The men are primarily European and hold rifles. Two local men stand either side of the larger group, facing inwards. There is a cannon at the centre of the barricade.
During the 1867 riots, a number of European residents in Penang assisted the police.
From an album presented to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh by the Bishop of Penang in remembrance of his 1869 visit