A photograph taken during the installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Negara, 3 December 1959. Jean Marshall watching the procession at the installation of Yusof bin Ishak as Singapore’s Yang di-Pertuan Negara (Malay for Head of State). The Yang di Pertuan Negara was a post created to replace the governor as Singapore’s head of state in preparation for self-governance. This photograph is part of Mrs Jean Marshall collection of photographs. In 1961, she became Jean Mary Marshall when she married David Marshall, Singapore's first elected Chief Minister. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Jean Marshall, 1959