Inscription in Mandarin on bronze elephant, Arts House : close-up

This photograph is a close up on the Chinese inscription on black marble. The English translation has the words "His Majesty Somdech Phra Paramindr Maha Chulalonkorn - The Supreme King of Siam landed at Singapore, the first foreign land visited by a Siamese monarch on the 16th March, 1871." Title devised by Library staff.

Credit Line

All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape
  • Arts>>Visual Arts>>Sculpture
  • Arts>>Sculpture
  • Inscriptions--Singapore--Photographs
  • Plaques, plaquettes--Singapore--Photographs

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