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Shophouses along Arab Street, 1980s : general view

This is a row of old double-storey shophouses next to a newer three-storey house along Arab Street. The shops that line this street are typically occupied by textiles merchants who sell ethnic costume fabrics. Other shops such as Rahmath Trading Corporation is where one finds traditional handicrafts. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_035. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd.


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