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  • Leong San See Temple : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a photograph of the exterior of Leong San See Temple which is located at Race Course Road. The Taoist temple (also known as Long Shan Si which means Dragon Mountain Temple) was established in 1913, by a monk Reverend Chun Wu. The roof is the most remarkable aspect...
  • The famous Raffles Hotel : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the famous Raffles Hotel located at Beach Road. The hotel is well-known now for its popular Tiffin Room buffet, and for the Singapore Sling cocktail created in 1915. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part...
  • Government office Kuala Lumpur : general view

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph capturing the former Federated Malay States (FMS) Railway Administration Office in Kuala Lumpur. The building was designed by A. B. Hubback and completed in September 1917. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
  • Street in Chinatown, 1950s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a street scene in Chinatown. Street vendors with their wares and passer-bys (including children and adults) are seen squatting or standing along the sides of the populated street. The street is also lined with 3-storey shophouses, with laundries hung out to dry on bamboo...
  • Street in Chinatown, 1950s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a street in Chinatown where there are two roads of shophouses, one along each side of the road. This is a rustic scene where many children are walking around barefooted and laundry being hung out to dry, showing the everyday life of the people...
  • Chinese labourer, circa 1950s

    Economy · Personalities · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese labourer taken when he was onboard a boat. Labourers were typically used for hard manual work and back-breaking tasks such as loading and unloading cargo. It was a common sight in early Singapore to see such labourers carrying gunny sacks filled with...