That's what our donor Graham Barton said in his description of this photo (see below). Well, what do YOU think? On that note, see the hill in background? Could that [...]
We were told by Ruth Iversen Rollitt that these houses were designed by her father B M Iversen. click to enlarge Yes folks, these houses are STILL THERE - at [...]
As mentioned previously, we have a postcard with 'Ipoh East' stamped on the top left corner. The date is stated as 1934 - meaning the Post Office concerned has been [...]
According to Nick Band (our donor), the caption for this 1957 photograph reads as Post Office, Brewster Road, from the Eastern. If you zoom in on the 'Pejabat Pos' signage, [...]
This photograph is from Ron Lee (from Australia), sent through SK - who then forwarded it to us. (click to enlarge) So, Cator Avenue boys...do you see yourself (and/or your [...]
Mano asked if we could start a food blog page and after discussing it we have decided to intersperse our traditional style heritage photos with some food photos and invite [...]
If you'd asked me before these photographs arrived, I would confess to not knowing what a pegboard was. In fact, now that I've seen what it looks like, I'm still [...]
This Malayan Chinese Association Membership Certificate was issued in 1961 and is now in the possession of IpohBornKid. The person who owned this card has passed on and she was [...]
Anyone remember Wah On Theatre? (see below) Nick Band tells us that this theatre was in Batu Gajah. This photograph was taken in 1957. Does anyone know what's happened to [...]
Anyone remember this parade? Can you guess WHO the children are waving at? I'm sure this was not too long ago... We thank Alison Caldwell for this photograph.
Here's a close-up of a bucket dredge - for those of you who've seen an actual dredge bucket, you can imagine the size of this machine! We thank Alison Cotterill [...]
This barge won the 3rd prize in the competition. To what we know, this barge was decorated by the Royal Engineers. Do you remember this lake carnival?
(picture courtesy of Nicholas Jennings) Whenever I see someone smoking a pipe, I keep thinking about Sherlock Holmes (perhaps it's because I'm a fan of Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective). [...]