Malaya The Sultan Ismail Collection (1997)

HM Tuanku Ismail Nasiruddin Shah

Malaya The Sultan Ismail Collection

Published: London, Elm Quay Sdn Bhd, 1997

Date: 1997

London, Elm Quay, 1997. 1st edition. Small oblong. Screw hinge. Contains 6 mounted photographs taken by the Sultan of scenes in Malaya in the 1950s. With an introduction of the Sultan. Scarce.

Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Zainal Abidin III KCMG (24 January 1907 – 20 September 1979) was the fourth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (roughly equivalent to King) of Malaysia, and the fifteenth Sultan of Terengganu. Educated at the Kuala Terengganu Malay School, he then went to the Malay College.[5] In 1929, he entered the Terengganu administrative service. In 1934, he was appointed Assistant Collector of Land Revenue in Kuala Terengganu. In 1935, he became aide-de-camp to his elder half brother Sultan Sulaiman, accompanying him to the coronation of King George VI on 12 May 1937. In 1939, he became Registrar of the High Court and the Court of Appeal. He also served as the Land Court Registrar. In 1940, he was appointed a minister of the Terengganu state cabinet, having been made Tengku Paduka Raja. In 1941, he became First Class Magistrate and was promoted Terengganu State Secretary on 15 November 1941.[6]

Black and white photos

Very good



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