The National Archives Historical Photographs Postcards Part 1

The Brunei National Archives recently launched a set of postcards consisting of historical photographs in its collection. The photographs are from the 1940s to 1970s. The publication of the postcards is aimed to promote The National Archives collection as a custodian of national and historical heritage as well as resource and research centre.

There are altogether nine postcards in the collection. I don't know how much the whole set cost but it is not too expensive. Here are the first three of the postcards.

The hearth mat braiding artwork made from pandan or screw pine leaves became a part of the women's activity around Kampong Ayer in the 1940s. (Source: The National Archives)

Several local fishermen netting fishes using a gear called 'selambau' in the 1950s. (Source: The National Archives)

Scenic aerial view of Bandar Seri Begawan in the 1970s (Source: The National Archives)


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