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Hari Raya cards from the 60’s and the 70’s

September 28, 2009

Its the start of the fourth term for schools in Brunei today and its only the eight of Syawal. Still in Raya mood? Came across pictures of old Hari Raya cards from the early 60’s to the early 70’s from Bruneians via email. Whoever said that ‘Cut, Copy & Paste’ is a new technology? Please also note on the fashion on those days. I love the ladies’ glasses – cool shades. They are back in fashion now isnt it? So dont throw away your accessories just yet. Personally for me, I did receive a couple or so Hari Raya greetings cards this year. Not sure how long this tradition of sending the paper cards will continue with the so-called modern technology of e-cards. Even Facebook has Hari Raya e-cards and Duit Raya, I just wish they are real ones, the duit raya that is :p

Look at the hairstyle. Not much different from Zac Efron's (of High School Musical)

Look at the hairstyle. Not much different from Zac Efron's (of High School Musical fame)

Could be an influence from the UK's royal insignias? This is from the 1969.

Could be an influence from the royal insignias? This is from the 1969.

Cool shade with easy hairstyle. Wonder if 'Maimunah Ibrahim' is still around?

Cool shade with easy hairstyle.

This lass has two trophies to show. Excelsior? Its Latin for superior, lordly or ever-upward. The word is also the motto for the Science College :)

This lass has two trophies to show. Excelsior? Its Latin for superior, lordly or ever-upward. The word is also the motto for the Science College🙂

A 'cut & paste' technology in 1973

A 'cut & paste' technology in 1973

One of the few potrait-oriented greetings card.

One of the few potrait-oriented greetings card.

Aww...what a sweet couple. Remind me of my teenage life...hehe

Aww...what a sweet couple. Remind me of my teenage life...hehe

Another 'cut & paste' technique. Note the shade, note on the shade!

Another 'cut & paste' technique. Note the shade, note on the shade! Not the trees, the sunglasses.

Rafeah again with her cool shade. This was in 1970 - were the Beatles the craze at that time?

Rafeah again with her cool shade. This was in 1970 - were the Beatles the craze at that time?

Dia tulis arab dah. Jawi-writing was still the most used text at that time.

Dia tulis arab dah. Jawi-writing was widely-used at that time.

Peace sign yo. And look at the hairstyle.

Peace sign yo. And look at the hairstyle.

From the wild, wild, west.

From the wild, wild, west.

Another 'cut & paste'

Another 'cut & paste'

From the girls...

From the girls...

From the boys...

From the boys...

2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 30, 2009 10:43 pm

    Very Nostalgic. Thumbs up for the creativity & originality.

  2. Maimunah Ibrahim permalink
    December 19, 2010 2:35 pm

    Banar bah. Dulu kami tinggal di Brunei. sekarang ani kami di Johor sudah. Ingat masih kad-kad hari raya atu bah.

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