We have here a lovely photo from Shuen Huey Foo, showing some of the nurses from Ward 8 of the Ipoh General Hospital. Do you recognise them? What about the person [...]
We at Ipoh World congratulate DYMM Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, on being installed as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia. Daulat Tuanku!
Where would one find such a bed? Why, at the doctor's clinic of course! ;) :)
Apparently, we had a Dentists' Association in Ipoh - along Theatre Street (from what we were told). Is the building still there? Or, have they moved? We'd also like to [...]
While we're still on the topic of jobs/occupations, here's something that may (or may not) trigger some memories. Can you guess what it is?
No, it's not a random khaki shirt. This is actually part of a police uniform. The whole ensemble consisted of: Cap / Cap badges with 'Polis Diraja Persekutuan' (Royal Federation Police) logo [...]
We thank Alison Cotterill for this photo. No, these guys are not playing around...they're actually prospecting. In case you're wondering, they're at the Kramat Tin Mine (in Bidor).
Looks familiar? Then perhaps you'd know who used it...and what it was used for ;)
Forget tow-trucks, how about using an elephant? ;) Yes, an elephant is towing this military aircraft...at the Ipoh Airport (it's NOT a fake photograph).
Yes, women worked at the mines too...and not just as dulang washers ;)
While we're on the theme of occupation/workers in action, here's a different scenario. These men were apparently victims of the economic slump back in the 1930s.
Pouring out milk into containers? No, it's actually latex from the rubber trees. Never tried it (being the city-girl that I am), but I was told it was not an [...]
Wonder what these hard working men are up to...