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Captain Speedy's Bungalow

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Subject :Captain Speedy's Bungalow
Published By : None 
Location : Matang, Perak
Estimated Year : 1875
Media Type : Photograph
Source : Teresa Pereira Capol, Penang
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The picture shows the bungalow of Tristram Charles Sawyer Speedy, better known as Captain Speedy, located to the right of Kota Ngah Ibrahim, in Matang, Perak. We believe it was taken aroundf 1875. His name featured prominently in the history of Malaya, particularly related to the Larut Wars.

The second photograph was taken by Ian Anderson im 2009 when the historic bungalow was under restoration.

Upon the signing of the Pangkor Treaty in 1874, JWW Birch was appointed the British Resident in Perak, and Speedy became the Assistant British Resident. Captain Speedy is believed to have stayed in this bungalow in Matang between 1873 and 1877.

To read more about Captain Speedy, click here.

To view more about JWW Birch click here.

Filename : 20080129-029