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  • Rex Cinema, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Rex Cinema at Sultan Street in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a corner view of the cinema with its name in English and Chinese. Over the entrance of the cinema is a billboard advertising an Abbott and Costello film, "Big kick". Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised...
  • Remains of a fire at Craig Road during Hungry Ghost Festival, 1960s [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows the remains of a fire in front of a large altar at Craig Road, during the Hungry Ghost festival. The fire was used to burn hell notes as offerings to the deceased. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mountbatten Road, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Mountbatten Road in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a view of the road with Laidlaw Building to the right, and what looks like a canal in the foreground. Laidlaw Building is home to Whiteaway Laidlaw & Co. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Snake charmer, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian snake charmer with a cobra in a basket. The man is playing a pungi, a type of wind instrument to "charm" the snake out of the basket. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Oriental Building, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Oriental Building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a night view of the building with a curved facade, designed in the Art deco style of architecture. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese funeral paper offerings, 1950s-60s [4]

    Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese funeral paper offerings. These offerings include a large elaborately decorated building, flowers and several figurines. Photograph taken between 1950-1969. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children outside a clothing store, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows four children standing outside a clothing store. There is a tall girl on the right and a small toddler standing behind two barefooted boys, each holding a plate. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower vendors at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chinese ladies selling flowers at a market in Lim Tua Tow Road. They are seated under umbrellas, with baskets and re-used metal containers filled with stalked orchids and loose orchids in front of them. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian stall selling spices at Lim Tua Tow Road market, 1962 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian spice seller at his stall in a market at Lim Tua Tow Road. The spice seller is using a stone grinder to grind the spice into a paste. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower stall at night market near Cuscaden Road, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a stall selling artificial flowers at a night market near Cuscaden Road. A few ladies can be seen at the stall choosing the flowers. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Radio broadcaster, Kay Karol, 1962

    Personalities · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a side view of Kay Karol, a radio broadcaster, who is seen playing a record on a turn-table and looking at a document. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Workers unloading goods from boat at Kallang Basin, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows workers on a boat unloading charcoal into gunny sacks to be transported to shore. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • YMCA building along Stamford Road, 1962

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a view of YMCA building along Stamford Road, besides an intersection. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chow Kit & Co. building at Holland Road, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows Chow Kit & Co. building on the right. The building, which is located at Holland Road in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, features the British colonial style of architecture. The facade of the building features ornate architectural details. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Altar at Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia, 1950s-60s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a large altar at the entrance to the Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia. Photograph taken between 1950s to 1960s. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly Malay woman seated outside a shop, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Malay woman wearing a baju kurung and no footwear sitting near the entrance to a shop. She seems to be a beggar. There is a used milk tin and an oats container in front of her with a few coins on two pieces of paper...
  • Close-up view of Goodwood Park Hotel, 1960s [3]

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This is a front view of Goodwood Park Hotel, standing on slightly raised ground. There is an arched entranceway to the hotel, above which is the name of the hotel. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children's playroom in HMS Asturias, 1956

    Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a children's playroom in the HMS Asturias. There is a sofa, several chairs and a small play equipment. Inscribed at the bottom of the photograph are the words "children's playroom. Asturias". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woman selling vegetables, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman vegetable seller holding a bunch of tied-up vegetables. Standing in front of her, is another Chinese woman. Both women are wearing samfoos. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Railway Administration Building, Kuala Lumpur, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows the Railway Administration Building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It shows a side view of the three-storey building with an open space in front. Designed in the Neo-Mogul architectural style, the building features domed towers, and arched windows and entrances along the corridor. The building houses the offices...
  • HMS Oxfordshire at a harbour in Singapore, 1962 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows HMS Oxfordshire at a harbour in Singapore. Several passengers in military uniforms can be seen disembarking from the ship, as crowds from the ship and at the harbour, look on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese opera stage in a kampong, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Arts · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese opera stage in a kampong. The wooden building has a raised platform and a thatched roof. Several boys are seen at the open space in front of the stage. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Basket seller at open market in Lim Tua Tow Road, 1960s [1]

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese basket seller at the open market at Lim Tua Tow Road. Wearing a samfoo and a woven hat, the lady is carrying bamboo and wicker shopping baskets of various sizes. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Crowd watching a Chinese opera performance at Clive Street, 1960s [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a crowd of people watching a Chinese opera performance at Clive Street. The stage is partially visible on the left. Rows of shophouses can be seen at the background. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.