|Category:||Photographs & Paintings|
|Title:||Aerial View North East from KOMTAR|
|Keywords:||Prangin Ditch, Sia Boey market, Rope Walk / Jalan Pintal Tali, Carnarvon St, Urbanscape|
|Features:||image taken: 1991-1993, Context: the area known as ‘Tanjung’ stretching from the Penang Harbour, the north east cape, Details: predominantly two-storey environment until the port area where former state building – Bangunan Syed Putra stands out, Materials: once swamp land the original building materials were bakau plies, granite, masonry walls, lime mortar and lime plaster, This area later became the UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2008, George Town|
|Source:||The KSN Collection|
Aerial View North East from KOMTAR
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