The girl in the picture seems overjoyed as she poses with her birthday cake and presents. Notice the presents on the table: biscuits, prunes and a mock iron. I vaguely [...]
This camp was built in 1949, in Taiping, to house surrendered Communists. Does anyone know what's become of this place? What is this place used as now? We'd love to [...]
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This is another landmark in Ipoh, designed by none other than B M Iversen. Yes, it is the Geological Survey department. Can you guess the year this picture was taken? [...]
This was taken in 1965, showing the entrance to Fort Telanok - one of the 13 jungle forts this side of the peninsula. The next two pictures were probably from [...]
After WW2, Carradino D'Ascanio - the designer for the Piaggio Company - came up with a "simple, sturdy, and economical vehicle" which was also comfortable. This elegant design was named [...]
This was taken off a postcard; the date on the stamp says 1938, so we think the picture was taken a few years earlier. Nevertheless, on the far left [...]
Way back in 1966, this group of Ipoh teachers took a trip to Bangkok, Thailand. [click to enlarge] Are you in the picture? If so, do tell us where you're [...]
In a follow up to a series of pictures of buildings in Kuala Kangsar (refer to Where Is It? & Where Is It? part 2), we'd like to share two [...]
This was sent to us by Keith Nelson. Are those government quarters in the background? If so, where is this place?
Here's another mystery for you: Do you know what building this is? Is it a government building or perhaps a Towkay's mansion? Could this be in Ipoh? Or maybe somewhere within the [...]
We have here a photograph from Chan Kok Keong. Anyone recognise the model of the motorbike? If you look closely, you can see the number plate - PK 57 - [...]
Ipoh was clearly more green back then. And there was less traffic too. Here we see a lone figure with two baskets balanced on a coolie pole, walking towards a [...]
Here's a little puzzle for you: Where can this building be found? Is it somewhere in Perak? Or, perhaps in another state? We think it's a mosque....but we could be [...]
Nicholas Jennings sent us these - showing Freda, the wife of J A S Jennings (Editor of Times of Malaya). Freda with her friends at the Ipoh Race Course Freda playing [...]
Here's the 4th installment in IpohBornKid's series. The picture (circa 1958) shows a little boy in brand new clothes - specially worn for Chinese New Year. In the background is the [...]
[click to enlarge] Familiar? Looks like a street near your neighbourhood? Could this place be outside Ipoh? You tell us. We thank Nicholas Jennings for sharing this photograph with us.
This was donated to us by one of our supporters - Chan Kok Keong. From what we know from the Chinese sign above the door this wedding photo was taken [...]