German steamship SMS Scharnhorst

This photograph shows the German steamship SMS Scharnhorst in Colombo Harbour, Sri Lanka.The photograph is part of a series of shots taken during the German East Asia Naval Squadron’s tour of East and Southeast Asia in 1908, which included stops in Singapore, Labuan, Johor and North Borneo.

Date/Period
29 April 1909
Region
Colombo
Dimension
Image size: 6.8 x 17 cm
Accession No.
2008-02349
Material
Albumen prints
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Photographs and Negatives