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  • External view of Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a front view of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur, with the wide padang or field sprawling in front of it. Completed just before the turn of the 20th century, it used to house many government offices. Its signature features which include its clock tower...
  • An Asian food peddler, Kuala Lumpur

    Economy · Arts
    This photograph shows an Asian food peddler preparing his food in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His portable basket hung onto a pole and a bucket are next to him. The round pillars and Moorish architecture of buildings quite common in Kuala Lumpur town are partly visible in the background. Title devised...
  • The Padang, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of the Padang in Kuala Lumpur. It captures the well-trimmed open field and a string of Tudor-styled bungalows at the edge of the Padang. Spectators can be seen at the side of the field and sitting on the bandstand, probably watching a cricket game....
  • View of the Padang and the old Chartered Bank building, Kuala Lumpur

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Padang and the old Chartered Bank building in Kuala Lumpur, taken probably from the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. It captures the road next to the Padang and the light traffic. The Victorian fountain is at the left edge of the Padang is...