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J.W.W Birch Memorial Clock Tower

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Subject :J.W.W Birch Memorial Clock Tower
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Location : Post Office Road, Ipoh
Estimated Year : 1964
Media Type : Photograph
Source : Ian Anderson, Ipoh
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This photograph shows the Birch Memorial Clock Tower made in dedication to J.W.W Birch – Perak’s first British resident. Behind the clock tower stands the Straits Trading Building aka OCBC Bank.

The historical structure was unveiled to the public in 1909 and is built with a cost of $25,000. It features a bronze bust of J.W.W Birch himself as well as numerous bells that are tuned to chime Big Ben’s tunes.

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