Monday, 4 November 2013

1 - NEGRI SEMBILAN COLLECTION - ORCHID FANCIES

ORIGINAL GENUINE PRESS PHOTO
 
DATE : 11 JANUARY 1960
 
TITLE : ORCHID FANCIERS


PHOTO DESCRIPTIONS :
 
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYA FOND OF FLOWERS, THE KING OF MALAYA, SIR ABDUL RAHMAN, THE YANG DI-PERTUAN AGONG, AND HIS QUEEN, THE RAJA PERMAISURI AGONG, LOOK AT THEIR POTTED ORCHIDS AT ISTANA NEGARA, THE ROYAL PALACE, NEAR KUALA LUMPUR. THE QUEEN, IN PARTICULAR, IS A KEEN ORCHID GROWER. THEY WERE ELECTED AS RULERS WHEN MALAYA GOT ITS INDEPENDANCE FROM ENGLAND IN 1957.