Chinese cake shop, 1978 : exterior

This is a photograph of the front entrance of a shophouse in Chinatown that sells traditional Chinese pastry. Chinese cake houses such as this one typically sell delicacies and traditional favourites such as tau sar piah (bean paste pastries) and lao po bing or 'wife cakes' (winter melon pastries). Photograph donated by Leong Keng Wai and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_472. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Leong Keng Wai.

Subjects
  • Commerce and Industry
  • Ethnic Communities>>Food
  • Confectionery--Singapore--Photographs
  • Business, finance and industry>>Industry>>Manufacturing industries>>Food, beverages and tobacco
  • Business, finance and industry>>Industry>>Services>>Retail and wholesale

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