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The Westerhout family, 1910 and 2021


Portrait by CJ Fen

Malakkan Dutch-Eurasian
Families of Today

An online photographic exhibition about today's Malaysian and Singaporean families who trace their Eurasian heritage back to a time known as 'Dutch Malakka.'

Bendahari means treasurer. Treasuring our everyday heritage.

143-147 Jalan Bendahara

This pre-war building comprises four shoplots housing a mix of older generation businesses; dental laboratory Lee's Dental, hair parlor Primecut and younger generation businesses; cafe Sharing Plates and modern Peranakan Chinese restaurant Bulldog.

We also operate our own community shop and snack bar Markets!