This 1966 photograph shows a row of shophouses on Amoy Street. Seen on the photo were laundry clothes being hanged on bamboo poles and a fleet of lorry along the shophouses. Amoy Street is named after a port in the Fujian Province, China. It is a Hokkien-dominated area that once catered to sailors and the sea trade. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.