This old photo of a jug in the 1980s caught the attention of netizens. (Facebook/ National Library) Hitekno.com – Old photos can reveal local wisdom from past generations. A post showing a photo of a jug in the 1980s managed to attract the attention of netizens. The official Facebook account of the National Library of Indonesia shares photos that were published in newspapers in 1984. We can see several jugs lined up neatly near the house. “Tombo is evasive, doesn’t pay. Fresh, thank you. (Thirst medicine, no need to pay. Fresh, thank you),” reads a caption written under the jug. Apparently the jug contained free drinking water for thirsty people. A jug is a container similar to a teapot made of clay. The National Library of Indonesia’s Facebook account explained that the habit of giving free drinks through a jug had been carried out by Indonesian people in the old era. “In the past, in front of people’s houses, drinking water was provided in barrels or jugs intended for anyone who passed by and was thirsty to drink it. This kind of habit has become extinct in this day and age,” the National Library account wrote in its statement. This old photo of a jug in the 1980s caught the attention of netizens. (Facebook/ National Library) This photo of a jug near the house is one of the archives as part of the Collection of Rare Newspaper Services bound by the National Library of Indonesia Salemba (SKALA Team). Local wisdom regarding the community providing drinking water through the jug is very useful for people when traveling long distances. Drinking water stored in a jug usually has its own freshness, especially if the jug is placed outside the house. This old photo of a jug near the house in the 1980s provoked various comments from netizens. This old photo of a jug in the 1980s caught the attention of netizens. (Facebook/National Library)”Unfortunately it’s extinct, and the water isn’t as clear as it used to be,” said No**l Ah**d. “In the past, many people used to travel long distances on foot. I heard from my mother’s story that grandfather often walked on long trips. So it was natural that many people at that time had empathy and put drinks in front of the house. Now for whom? People travel already using a motorbike,” Su**rno said. “It’s not extinct yet, there are still models like this. Especially during the fasting month and the hajj season,” replied We**y An*a. “A habit that needs to be preserved,” wrote A**i Gun**an. That was the old photo of a row of jugs in front of the house in the 1980s, what do you think? .