61 years ago, the Union Jack was lowered signalling the end of the British administration in what was then Malaya, 61 years ago, a new flag was raised and a [...]
The photographs above was taken on the opening of the Fatimah hospital which was officiated by the Late Sultan of Perak, DYMM Sultan Idris Shah on the 6th of December [...]
courtesy of: Charlie Choong What's so rare about this one? If you look closely, you can see the words "Chan Sam Lock Photo Service" on the blinds (below [...]
from Gurpal Singh Bhuller (click to enlarge) We received this via email from SK (who sent it to us on behalf of the donor). According to SK, Gurpal [...]
Yes, "Visit Malaya" posters existed back in 1961! Here's one which some of you may have seen... (you can read more about this poster here).
Yes, we have a few new additions to our ipohWorld collection. Here's one of them: folks, say hello to Penny!
Chettiar (or Chetty) is a title used by various mercantile castes and social levels in South India - especially in the state of Tamil Nadu. They claim a legendary relationship [...]
"Fancy travelling down the memory lanes in Ipoh? Commander Ian Anderson would bring you through the tourist trails of Old Ipoh, to allow you to relive the good old glorious [...]
We thank Lennie Brooks for these pictures. Her father once served in the 15/19 Hussars as their Company Sergeant Major Instructor. Back in 1955, they lived at No. 20, Chung [...]
courtesy of Charlie Choong Ms Monroe once sang about diamonds being a girl's best friend. From this photo, it seems like this lady loves the car (instead of [...]
According to the writing on the back, this postcard dates back to 1930. Quite a view, eh?
Some of you may remember Fung Lum Restaurant - at 118 Brewster Road, Ipoh (they also had a branch KL). But what about Maple Leaf Coffee Court? Have you [...]
Some of you remember your 'O' and 'A' Levels (and how HARD you worked to get good grades!) Then there are others who did the Government Examination for Chinese Schools [...]
courtesy of: Charlie Choong Here's a photo taken in Kampar. Recognise the car? By the way, the lady leaning against the car is our donor's mother.