Poster: Penang, Glorious Holidays Abroad

Oct 05, 2010Comments off

Travel poster of Malaya printed in the 1935, designed and painted by Abdullah Ariff.

Paper Bag: Hong Bee Textiles

Jul 26, 2010Comments off

During the 1950's and the 1980's, paper bags proved to be durable for multiple uses. They were transformed into visually captivating advertisements to promote

Advertisement: Gold Bird Ceylon Tea

Jul 23, 2010Comments off

A Gold Bird Ceylon Tea ad published in 1954 'Filmalaya' magazine.

Advertisement: Picot Perfumes

Jul 23, 2010Comments off

A Picot Perfumes ad published in 1954 'Filmalaya' magazine.

Advertisement: Godet’s Forget-Me-Not

Jul 23, 2010Comments off

A Godet's Forget-Me-Not perfume ad published in 1954 'Filmalaya' magazine.

Magazine: Filmalaya

Jul 20, 2010Comments off

1954 Filmalaya, a magazine focusing on screen and theatre news. This October issue features Anne Bancroft and Robert Wagner. Edited by Donald Davies and published

Book Cover: Modern Teaching Atlas for Malay...

Jul 19, 2010Comments off

Modern Teaching Atlas for Malayan Schools

First Day Cover: Penang Free School

Jul 15, 2010Comments off

First day cover to commemorate 150 years anniversary of Penang Free School.

Postcard: Native Coolies at Work

Jul 15, 2010Comments off

A colour postcard of Penang, Malaysia. It shows a beautiful view of road repairing by "native coolies". This postcard was published by M.J.

Postcard: Malay Boy World War II

Jul 08, 2010Comments off

Featuring a Malay boy as the subject matter on this Japanese World War II postcard in Malaya.