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Panorama of Penang
[Album presented to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh by the Bishop of Penang in remembrance of his 1869 visit]
Albumen prints (3)
23.3 x 83.5 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph comprising of three parts from a ten part panorama of Penang, Malaysia. On the left is a house, situated beside a large pond. The pond belongs to Koh Seang Tat's mansion. On the right is the Bishop's house, featuring a circular driveway. The sea is visible in the background.
The photograph was taken from a tower at Koh Seang Tat's mansion, later known as 'Edinburgh House' owing to the Duke of Edinburgh residing there during his stay in Penang in 1869.
From an album presented to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh by the Bishop of Penang in remembrance of his 1869 visit