Sikh policeman, 1900s : full-length portrait

This photograph shows a Sikh policeman standing on a concrete drum, in the middle of intersecting roads. He is wearing gloves to direct the traffic, before the installation of traffic lights in Singapore. A man on a bicycle is waiting to cross the road in the background. There is a pawnshop on the right hand side of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

Credit Line

From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

Subjects
  • Ethnic Communities
  • Politics and Government>>National Security
  • Sikhs--Singapore--Photographs
  • Traffic police--Singapore--Photographs

Suggested Pictures
Suggested Pictures from National Archives of Singapore