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Sir Frank Swettenham (1850-1946), Colonial administrator

Sitter in 5 portraits
Colonial administrator; largely responsible for the development of roads, railways and social services in the Malay States, 1877-82. Swettenham initiated the federated states and became their Resident General, 1895; High Commissioner, Malay States, 1901-4, and author of several works on Malaya.

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4837

Sir Frank Swettenham

by John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, 1904
On display in Room 29 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4837

x19073

Sir Frank Swettenham

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 16 March 1925
NPG x19073

x97938

Sir Frank Swettenham

by Navana Vandyk, after John Singer Sargent
half-plate film negative, 11 May 1949 (1904)
NPG x97938

x21166

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1930s
NPG x21166

x92091

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, 11 March 1947
NPG x92091