Penang Isle: Teoh Kongsi


The Teoh Kongsi clan association was founded by tycoon Ceong Fatt Tze in 1895. The clan association has a Straits Eclectic style building as well as an archway or entrance which can be found located along Carnavon Street.



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Penang Street Art (Carnarvon Street)

Also known locally as Coffin Street due to a number of Chinese coffin maker shops along the street, Carnarvon Street is located right at the heritage zone of George Town. The wall caricature depicts a paper effigy maker trying to create a paper car which would later be burned for the those in the other world, according to Chinese belief.

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Penang Isle: Carnarvon Street

Carnarvon Street was found to have been created in 1860’s, and was named after the 4th Earl of Carnarvon, Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert (1831-1890), who was the British Secretary of State for the Colonies.


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