A TRADING VESSEL IN JOLO IN 1830'S

This is the entrance to Jolo town in the late 1830's. The trading prahu is Tausug or Samal and appears to be crewed by Chinese.

(courtesy of M. Dumont D'Urville, Voyage au Pole sud et
dans L'Oceanie, Vol. 2, 1837-40, p. 139)

James Francis Warren, The Sulu Zone,
1768-1898
The Dynamics of External Trade, Slavery, and Ethnicity in
the Transformation of a Southeast Asian Maritime State
New Day Publishers, 2000

 

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