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Lord Dalhousie (1812-1860)

The caption in the stamp, “Dalhousie Lane, Little India” reminds us of Lord Dalhousie.

Born in Scotland in 1812, Lord Dalhousie was Governor-General of India from 1847 to 1856.

In 1850 he made an official 3-day visit to Singapore. To commemorate the occasion the Dalhousie Obelisk was erected. This obelisk is located on the river side near Cavenagh Bridge.

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Stamp: 1996 Jan
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Written by victorkoo

15 April, 2008 at 10:00 am

Posted in Philatelic Book

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