Monday, 3 September 2007

Rajah Of Sarawak


Old Map of Sarawak During Brooke Era



Picture of Young James Brooke
Source: MUNDY, Rodney, Sir, Narrative of events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the occupation of Labuan, from the journals of James Brooke, Esq. 2 vols. London: J. Murray, 1848. Vol. 1, facing title p.
Source: GREEN, Eda, Borneo: the land of river and palm. [s.l.]: Borneo Mission Association, 1911. facing p. 88

Picture of Old James Brooke
Source: BROOKE, James, Sir, Rajah Brooke & Baroness Burdett Coutts: consisting of the letters from Sir James Brooke, first white rajah of Sarawak, to Miss Angela (afterwards Baroness) Burdett Coutts, edited and with a running commentary throughout, by Owen Rutter; foreword by Her Highness the Ranee Margaret of Sarawak. London: Hutchinson, 1935. facing p. 118

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John said...

hi there i'm a masters student looking at sarawak. i'm interested in having a closer look at the map on your post - where did you find it? was it in a book? please email me on jtarchitect@gmail.com - thanks

zaidi Lipu said...

Most interesting and insightful account...I uded to read about the Brooke Dynasty in school from the textbook by a certain Mr Morrision entitled "Sarawak and its People"; how I wish I still have the book now..