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
“Buaya Mati Dua Kali”, 1962 comic, published by Saudara Sinaran Berhad, Penang. – Title: Buaya Mati Dua Kali Language: Malay Designer: nil Type of Graphic:
1958 brochure "Services and Facilities Provided by Malayan Railway".
Luggage Label for Runnymede Hotel, Penang
Travel poster of Malaya printed in the 1935, designed and painted by Abdullah Ariff.
A 1940s postcard of Harper Gilfillan Van.
This is a sepia tone picture postcard of Penang, Malaysia. It shows a beautiful lively view of Beach Street (at the height of Che Em
1930s Pat Po Sun powder advertisement for children printed on small envelopes used by pharmacists.
Hercules bicycle advertisement, Straits Times 1955.
1950s Malayan Christmas Greeting Card – Title: Greetings Language: English Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Greeting Card Publisher: nil Printer: nil Date: 1950s Dimensions: 127mm
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