Framed portrait of Justice Punch Coomaraswamy

Punch Coomaraswamy was a respected lawyer and diplomat. Starting his career as a successful advocate and teacher, Coomaraswamy went on to serve as the Speaker of Parliament from 1966-1970. He then served as High Commissioner to India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Australia and Fiji and as Ambassador to the US and Brazil. In 1984, he was appointed as judge to the Supreme Court of Singapore. This portrait features Justice Coomaraswamy in his formal robe and wig, as a member of the Supreme Court.

Region
Singapore
Dimension
Frame size: 72.5 x 49.0 cm, Image size: 62.5 x 39.5 cm
Accession No.
2018-01234
Material
wood (plant material)
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs Kaila Coomaraswamy
Category
Photographs and Negatives