1940s poster in Chinese and Malay to persuade fellow Malayans to adopt the Japanese culture.
1960 Variety Show programme book published by the Dondang Sayang Club.
Merry Christmas from the 1952 Police Force of Malaya.
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
Dewan Masharakat, a magazine focusing on knowledge and culture, was published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka and first launched in September 1963.
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
1960 wanted poster issued by the Criminal Investigation Department. – Title: Peluang baik
“Kemanisan Bersuami Isteri”, 1956 book on sex tips for married couples. – Title: Kemanisan Bersuami Isteri Language: Malay Designer: nil Type of Graphic: Book Cover
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