Identify Photographs

Posts photos held by ipohWorld about which we have no information

August 2019

74 years ago…

By |2019-08-23T10:36:17+08:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Identify Photographs|

74 years ago, in 1945, the Allied Forces won the Second World War (WW II). Although not taken in Ipoh, this first page  of The Illustrated London News shows the [...]

July 2019

Daulat Tuanku

By |2019-07-29T10:57:04+08:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Identify Photographs|

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!

…that khaki uniform…

By |2019-07-17T16:04:55+08:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Identify Photographs|

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 [...]

What’s going on?

By |2019-07-15T17:10:36+08:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Identify Photographs|

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).

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Driver’s Ed….

By |2019-04-16T09:24:00+08:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Identify Photographs|

I remember when I took driving lessons, I practiced on a small Kancil ( with no power-steering....oh how my arms ached :O ). This picture here shows a Morris Minor [...]

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December 2018


By |2018-12-03T17:09:09+08:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

We've had lots of similar advertisements over the years. But what I would like to draw your attention to is the fine line below the picture of the camera - [...]

November 2018

Dirgahayu Tuanku

By |2018-11-02T11:31:10+08:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Merafak Sembah Setinggi-tinggi Tahniah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Sultan Perak Darul Ridzuan Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah Sultan, Yang Di-Pertuan dan Raja [...]

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Monday Puzzle

By |2018-09-24T15:31:56+08:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Today's puzzle is brought to you by Ipoh Remembered. click to enlarge Can you guess what the green, blue and orange sections are in the photograph? And while [...]

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Crusader Magazine?

By |2018-03-09T17:10:51+08:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

courtesy of: Veronica Wong While sorting through our collection of photographs, artifacts, documents and such, sometimes we come across 'mysterious' things - such as this metal badge. Have [...]

February 2018

January 2018

Guess the place!

By |2018-01-03T17:15:27+08:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Yes, this was taken at a, we're not in a morbid mood this Wednesday ;) We'd just like to draw your attention to the building in the background (behind [...]

December 2017

All Aboard!

By |2017-12-23T13:57:35+08:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Our donor Alan Steel shared the following story with us: "Xmas day, we entertained the children from the local Dr. Barnados home. Staff Battersby turned this jeep into a train [...]

Famous Names (5)

By |2017-12-20T16:37:43+08:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Identify Photographs|

Our featured celebrity was educated at ACS, Ipoh. He studied medicine in Singapore and subsequently spent his entire working life in Ipoh. In recognition for his contributions to the medical [...]

All ‘charged’ up!

By |2017-12-11T17:19:42+08:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Identify Photographs, Memories|

    A rechargeable battery, storage battery, secondary cell, or accumulator is a type of electrical battery which can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times, as opposed to a disposable or primary battery, which [...]

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December 2016

Paraffin Gauze?

By |2016-12-05T16:01:22+08:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: Identify Photographs|

I've never heard of such a thing, but apparently it did exist once. I'm talking about paraffin gauze. Any First-Aid experts out there? Perhaps you could share more details about [...]

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On Top Of The World!

By |2016-09-29T16:30:11+08:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Identify Photographs|

  Yes! Tripadvisor travellers worldwide have voted Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo into the Top 1% of Attractions Worldwide. Ipoh's Number 1 attraction since April 2015 continues to go from strength [...]

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