The early drawings of Malaya ( 1880-1894) by Frank Swettenham

Abdullah, Sarena (2009) The early drawings of Malaya ( 1880-1894) by Frank Swettenham. In: 1st Malaysian International drawing marathon. Pusat Pengajian Seni, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, pp. 75-85. ISBN 9789673940158

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Abstract

This paper discusses the drawings and watercolours produced by Frank Swettenham during his career period in Malaya. Frank Swettenham or Sir FrankAthelstaneSwettenham (1850.1946) was the Former Resident. the first Resident General of the Federated Malay States (F.M.S), then the Governor of the Straits Settlement and the High Commissioner of the F.M.S. His skill, tact, tolerant cynicism and self confidence, supported by his fluency in the Malay language and his vast knowledge of the Malay custom had helped him in developing and building relationship with the Malay Sultans, which eventually led to the formation of the F.M.S. and changed the British policy towards the Malay States after 1860s.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general > NX1-820 Arts in general
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Seni (School of the Arts) > Book Section/Chapter
Zoom Profil Pakar (Expert Profile) > Dr. Sarena Abdullah (Arts)
Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2014 07:04
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 09:55
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/28257

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