1940s poster in Chinese and Malay to persuade fellow Malayans to adopt the Japanese culture.
To commemorate the birth of greater Japan. A series of stamps was produced in Malaya, with the underlying theme of "rebirth".
1950s poster in Chinese persuading citizens to join the police force.
Beautiful 1930's Firecracker label by Kwong Yuen Lee, Penang.
1961, Chinese Swimming Club Penang souvenir programme. A fundraising event “Dollars for Songs” courtesy of the “Nightingale Melodians” and their vocalists, the Chinese Swimming Club
Old Malayan Coca Cola advertisement. – Title: Untuk menjamu tetamu datang ke rumah, berilah Coca Cola Language: Malay Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Advertisement Printer:
Magazine about education, news, politics, nationalism and the spirit of Merdeka. Cover shows a collage of the heads of the Malay sultanate states flanking Tuanku Abdul
1952 UMNO-MCA Election manifesto. – Title: UMNO-MCA manifesto Language: Malay Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Poster Printer: Khee Meng Press, Kuala Lumpur Publisher: Chin Chee
Title: Unity! Freedom! Justice! Equality! Language: English & Chinese Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Poster Printer: The Economy Printers, Kuala Lumpur Publisher: The Economy Printers,
1960s wanted poster issued by the Criminal Investigation Department. – Title: Peluang baik membuat duit! Hadiah $12,000! Language: Tamil Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Poster
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