Sir Frederick Weld and Sultan Idris I, c.1880


Seated: Sir Frederick Weld (center), flanked (on his left) by Sir Hugh Low and Sultan Idris I (second right).

This group photograph was taken in the late 1880’s at The Government House, Singapore during Sir Frederick Weld‘s administration. Weld was the Governor of the Straits Settlements between 1880 and 1887.

Source: Wright A. Chapter X. Continued Progress-Federation-Magnificient Results of British Intervention. Conclusion. In A. Wright, Twentieth Century Impressions of British Malaya. Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources. London: Lloyd’s Greater Britain Publishing Company Ltd; 1908. p115.


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