Kuala Lumpur in Postcards, 1900-1930:
From the Collections of Major David Ng (Rtd) and Steven Tan
D. J. M Tate
From the 19th century onwards postcards became rapidly popular internationally as a cheap and simple means for those away from home to give relatives and friends left behind images of life abroad. In this collection of black and white photographs depicting life in Malaya's capital city, we see examples of the city's growth, the commercial hub of Chinatown, Government buildings, colonial architecture, some glimpses of life of Malayans and a selection of different modes of transport popular during the period. Fine Paperback. First edition. 114 pages.
Weight: 0.8 kg Post free within Malaysia
Publisher: Fajar Bakti, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 1987. ISBN:9789676501899