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  • Snake Temple, Penang, 1950s : two people

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a man, with a snake wrapped around his arm, and an older lady who has a less than amused expression at the Snake Temple. The temple was built around 1850 and in memory of Chor Soo Kong, Buddhist monk, who provided shelter for snakes...
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  • Chinese Buddhist temple, circa 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This 1950s photograph depicts three boys standing near the entrance of Snake Temple which is located at Sungai Kluang near Bayan Lepas airport in Penang Island. The temple was built around 1850 and in memory of Chor Soo Kong, a Buddhist monk who provided shelter for snakes, when he lived...
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