A front view of the Sultan's Palace in Pekan, Pahang. Jean Marshall in the foreground on the right. Pekan is the royal town of the state of Pahang. The Sultan's Palace has become Sultan Abu Bakar Museum. This photograph is part of Mrs Jean Marshall collection of photographs taken between 1953 and 1954 when Jean Mary Gray was a British Red Cross field officer in West Pahang during the Malayan Emergency. In 1961, she became Jean Mary Marshall when she married David Marshall, Singapore's first elected Chief Minister. Title from item.
All rights reserved. Jean Marshall, 1954