Historical information

Pictured here is Tunku Abdul Rahman, the Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1957 to 1970, leading Malaysia through its transition to independent statehood. Rahman visited International House in November 1959 during a state visit to Australia, also attending the Melbourne Cup and a dinner at Government House.
This photograph comes from an 'Album of Student Activities 1960', compiled and presented to International House by Soedjadi Satrosoegito & Richard Shiell.