Land Grant, 1883

Signed by Rajah Charles Brooke of Sarawak

Description

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Land deed signed by Charles Brooke, second Rajah of Sarawak. Valid for 900 years, the grant is signed at foot in ink "C. Brooke, Rajah."  The document includes multiple docketing marks, Land Office registrations, court seals, and notarial attestations in English and Chinese, demonstrating the multicultural milieu that flourished in the independent Raj of Sarawak.

Medium & Techniques

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Printed paper; embossed stamp; ink stamps; handwriting

Measurements

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12 in x 18 in

People involved

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Provenance

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To come