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  • Two fishermen on a boat, 1960s

    Economy · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two men on a rowing boat. The man on the left is casting a fishing net into the waters, while the man on the right is steering the boat with his oars. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rowing boat along coast, 1950s [4]

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man rowing a boat along the coast. A passenger is seated on the boat. In the foreground is a partial view of a coconut palms and other trees growing along the coast. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scene along a riverbank, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a busy scene at the river bank with many boats, men, women and children. The men and women are in rattan hats. While the men are at the boats, the women can be seen doing their laundry and carrying wooden buckets with the children milling around. Photograph...
  • Unloading of goods from bumboat, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows a photograph of goods being unloaded from a bumboat, with the help of a crane, to a lorry at the river bank. There are other lorries filled with sacks of goods nearby and warehouses can be seen in the background. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by...
  • Men unloading goods from bumboat, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows men unloading goods from a bumboat via a gang plank. In the background, shophouses and warehouses lined the river bank. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rowing boat along coast, 1950s [3]

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man rowing a boat along the coast. A passenger is seated on the boat. In the foreground coconut palms grow along the coast. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rowing boat along coast, 1950s [1]

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man rowing a boat along the coast. A passenger is seated on the boat. In the foreground is a partial view of a coconut palm and other trees growing along the coast. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men unloading goods from bumboat, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photographs shows a man unloading goods from a bumboat, via a gang plank, onto a waiting truck on the left. A few other men are on the bumboat. A few buildings are by the river bank at the background, and further inland, a few attap houses can be seen...
  • Bumboats, 1950s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows bumboats with three men on board on one of them at the foreground. Other vessels such as boats and ships can be seen at the background. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man rowing boat along coast, 1950s [2]

    Transportation · Nature and Environment · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man rowing a boat along the coast. A passenger is seated on the boat. In the foreground is a partial view of a coconut palm growing along the coast. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A view of a harbour

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of ships mooring in a harbour. A wharf building can also be seen near the shore. Various types of vessels crowd the waters in front of the harbour, including sampans and bumboats. Title devised by Library staff. No creation date estimated.
  • Bugis boat : general view

    Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph a Bugis boat with several Bugis sailing ships in the background. It was probably used by the traders to transport their goods from their ships to the harbour. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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  • The shore line from the ship : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a view of the shore line, taken from a ship. There are several traditional Burmese boats floating on a river. In the centre of the background, there is a pagoda structure up on a hill, with several buildings beneath it. Part of a compiled...
    Reproduction Available
  • Passengers look on to the last minute busy scene : general view

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph showing a busy scene on a boat where several passengers on both floors are looking at a bunch of Malayan workers unloading goods into the back of a lorry. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO.,...
    Reproduction Available