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.



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.

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.