Poster : Belajarlah! Pakailah! Sikho! Istem...

Feb 28, 2014Comments off

1940s poster in Chinese and Malay to persuade fellow Malayans to adopt the Japanese culture.

Phillumeny: Kelantan Match Factory

Dec 30, 2013Comments off

  – Title: Rain Proof Safety Matches Language: English Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Matchbox label Client: nil Publisher: Kelantan Match Factory Date: nil Dimensions:

Poster: Bright Future as a Police

Dec 30, 2013Comments off

1950s poster in Chinese persuading citizens to join the police force.

Label: Kwong Yuen Lee

Dec 30, 2013Comments off

Beautiful 1930's Firecracker label by Kwong Yuen Lee, Penang.

Souvenir Programme: Chinese Swimming Club

Dec 30, 2013Comments off

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

Magazine: Malayan Police Magazine

Dec 30, 2013Comments off

Merry Christmas from the 1952 Police Force of Malaya.

Advertisement: Shell

Sep 13, 2013Comments off

To commemorate the birth of a new nation, Shell published a book titled MALAYSIANS, published in Singapore in 1963. The book featured costumes and ceremonies in

Magazine: The Straits Times Annual 1963

Sep 13, 2013Comments off

The Straits Times Annual publication covered various topics in Malaysia - political events, cultural history and tradition, arts and crafts, folklore, indigenous, economy and

Magazine: Dewan Masharakat

Sep 13, 2013Comments off

Dewan Masharakat, a magazine focusing on knowledge and culture, was published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka and first launched in September 1963.

Magazine: Pembina

Sep 09, 2013Comments off

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