White Rajah Written by Alexandru Constantin A portrait of James Brook, which is currently displayed at the National Gallery in London. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related 7 thoughts on “White Rajah” Now that’s a fine outfit! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply He looks like Mr. Darcy LikeLike Reply Cool pic! “Rajha” or “rajah”? BTW, you should check out Charles Allen’s SOLDIER SAHIBS. The true stories that inspired the likes of Kipling, Mundy and Robert E. Howard. Ripping stuff! LikeLike Reply Good catch, I flipped that one. LikeLike Reply Alexandru, I regret that I missed this post. Here’s another book The Invasion of Java. It chromicles Sir Stamford Raffles takeover of Java during the Napoleonic wars. I haven’t read it but the blurb makes it an intriguing book. Singapore will celebrate its bicenential this year so we’ll see a lot of books published of his times xavier LikeLike Reply I will add that to my reading. In the bi LikeLike Reply Ok, I clicked send without finishing. I recently read a biography if Janes Brooke and he idolized Stamford Raffles. I haven’t had the pleasure of visiting Singapore but it’s in my list for sure. LikeLike Reply Conversation Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.