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- Wu, Liande, 1879-1960
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PersonalitiesThis photograph shows a plaque listing the Queen's Scholars of the Free School, Penang. A Penang-born physician, Dr. Wu Lien-teh attended the school as Gnoh Lean Tuck. He is on the list, having been awarded the scholarship in 1896. Title devised by Library staff.
Special tribute in calligraphy summing up the widespread admiration of Chinese officials for Dr. Wu Lien-tehPersonalities · ArtsThis special tribute in beautiful calligraphy sums up the widespread admiration of Chinese officials for Dr. Wu Lien-teh when he brought to an end the plague epidemic in Harbin by courageously ordering the first mass cremation in Chinese history and disposal of thousands of infected corpses by fire on 31...