Monday, 4 November 2013

1 - PERAK COLLECTION - SULTAN IDRIS SHAH

GENUINE PRESS PHOTO
 
DATE : 12 NOVEMBER 1967
 
PHOTOGRAPH DISCRIPTIONS :
 
A MODERN-DAY CINDERELLA STORY COMES TRUE HERE 11/9 AS A PRINCE MARRIES A POOR ORPHAN AFTER A SIX -MONTH SEARCH. PERAK STATE SULTAN IDRIS SHAH (R) HAD ONLY A PHOTOGRAPH TO GO BY AS HE TRACKED DOWN THE GIRL HE MET AND FELL IN LOVE WITH DURING A BRIEF VISIT TO THE VILLAGE OF TASEK, ON THE THAI-MALAYSIAN BORDER, LAST APRIL. HE FINALLY FOUND THE GIRL, WHOSE ONLY NAME IS SUTEEN, IN A SMALL VILLAGE IN SOUTHERN THAILAND. SUTEEN, 24, BECAME WIFE NUMBER FOUR FOR THE 43-YEAR-OLD SULTAN