An ad for Whiteaway’s footwear sale, showing an image of an ankle boot with the words ‘Orient Footwear’ and the tagline ‘perfect without a flaw’. It specifies gents boots and shoes made from selected English leathers, with boots being sold at $4.35 and shoes at $3.60. Stocks are in black and tan colours. The ad also claims that the footwear is comfortable, and is a marvel of cheapness and quality.
Whiteaway Laidlaw & Co. Ltd.
Fariza Azlina Isahak, National Archives of Malaysia