A scenic view of Georgetown, Penang You are here: Home Learn Collections Listing A scenic view of Georgetown, Penang Share this page Facebook Twitter Email This is a scenic view of Georgetown in Penang, Malaysia. Georgetown was founded by Francis Light in 1786 and named after Britain’s King George III. Georgetown is the capital of Penang. Date/Period Late 19th-early 20th century Region Malaysia Dimension Image size: L:27.9 x W:20.6 Accession No. 2000-06659 Collection of National Museum of Singapore Category Prints Similar Items in the collection Sketch titled ‘Funerailles a Singapour’ A coloured print of Singapore featuring a view of a wharf and local people A sketch of Singapore featuring the Seaview Hotel, a rickshaw puller and local men 'Fishendorf bei Singapore'