MALAYSIA. Enthronement ceremony Malay wedding Bersanding homage 1-day King 1900
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MALAYSIA. Enthronement ceremony Malay wedding;Bersanding(homage 1-day King) 1900

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'The Enthronement ceremony at a Malay wedding - A Malay bridegroom and bride, during the Bersanding, or enthronement ceremony, at which they receive the homage of a one-day king and queen. This illustration shows the transformation of the ceremony under Mohammedan influence, the bridegroom being a Haji, or Mecca pilgrim, and therefore dressed in the turban and pilgrim's robes. For the same reason there are none of the typical Malayan "rainbow hangings."'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 20.5 x 15.0cm, 8 x 5.75 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture


PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an Introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London

MALAYSIA. Enthronement ceremony Malay wedding;Bersanding(homage 1-day King) 1900
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