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  • Albert Street

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows street stalls in front of a row of shophouses along Albert Street. A few stalls are already opened for business with the street hawkers at the back preparing food and a few men seen eating at the stalls. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawker at Albert Street 1

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows street stalls located at Albert Street selling cooked food and drinks. A street hawker is tending to his Chinese food stall while two men can be seen seated and eating on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 4 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area. At the foreground is Albert Street. Further up are low-rise buildings and shophouses. Our Lady of Lourdes Church can be seen further back with its tall, white spire towering over the shophouses. Situated nearer to the sea is Sultan Mosque with...
  • Farmer watering crops [2 of 2]

    Economy · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a farmer with a straw hat and folded pants watering the vegetable crops from two large watering cans hanging from each side of a pole across her shoulders. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows North Bridge Road at night with bright neon signboards displayed on the shops along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Trengganu Street

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows three-storey shophouses flanking a busy Trengganu Street with street stalls along the front, a rickshaw puller, and many passers-by and customers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with a white statue of the Laughing Buddha and two children sitting at his feet. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Farmer watering crops [1 of 2]

    Economy · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a farmer with a big straw hat watering the vegetable crops from two large watering cans hanging from each side of a pole across her shoulders. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street in Chinatown

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows street stalls in front of a row of shophouses along a street in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Main guardroom at RAF Seletar

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows a double-storey, colonial-style building that houses the main guardroom at RAF Seletar Airbase. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a view of the Capitol Theatre at night, with large signboards displaying movie screenings atop the theater and bright neon signs on other nearby buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance lorry on Thomson Road

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a lion dance troupe on a lorry travelling along Thomson Road with two-storey houses on one side of the road and some spectators on the other side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Procession to celebrate Prophet Muhammad's birthday [5]

    Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a group of Muslim rickshaw riders ferrying children with colourful "bunga manggar" adorning their vehicles, waiting in line for the procession to begin. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, near Sultan Mosque

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a view of North Bridge Road with two-storey shophouses flanking the road and Sultan Mosque, with its dome and minaret, visible at the far end. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shops along Jalan Kayu

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows Jalan Kayu with wooden tables and benches under small huts with zinc roofs outside a general merchant shop in the foreground and two-storey shops further along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam at the Chettiars Temple [2]

    Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows devotees walking with the kavadi bearer in a procession during Thaipusam. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shopping in Serangoon Garden estate

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an adult and two children at a shop in Serangoon Garden estate. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 3 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area. In the foreground is Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church with its long, narrow arched windows and Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT) flats with the stripe blinds amidst other low-rise buildings and the sea in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kacang puteh vendor

    Economy · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a kacang puteh man lying under a shade on a field taking a break. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchard Road : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows Orchard Road at night with big, bright neon signboards along the road and on buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam at the Chettiars Temple [3]

    Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows a kavadi bearer surrounded by devotees, onlookers and tourists alike in a procession during Thaipusam. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, circa 1962-1965 [5]

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a large-scale diorama in Haw Par Villa with statues of a monkey and a crane. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thaipusam at the Chettiars Temple [4]

    Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the back of a kavadi bearer in a procession during Thaipusam. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Harbour

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a few ships on the waters off Singapore Harbour. Title devised by Library staff.