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  • Anniversary celebrations, 1959 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Economy
    This is a group photograph of instructors and students of a sewing school at its first anniversary celebration. Such classes provided many young ladies seeking self-reliance with valuable, practical skills in dressmaking. Photograph donated by Teo Gee Lan and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_504. Title devised by Library...
  • Singapore Tailors Association, 1968 : group photograph

    Organisations · Personalities · Economy
    This picture depicts men in Western suits who were members of Singapore Tailors Association where donor, Mr Tiong Chin Heng was a director. The ceremony was to mark the association's 6th Anniversary and its contribution to the National Defence Fund. Also present are new employees. Tailoring was a skill that...
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Hawker stall : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily
    This is a photograph of a fried carrot cake and chwee kway stall. Age does not deter the stall owner from dishing up excellent food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Leong Cheong Tailoring & Sewing Institute Singapore, 1974 : group photograph

    Economy · Organisations
    Donor Tiong Chin Heng was the owner of Leong Cheong Tailoring and Sewing Institute Singapore. Learning to sew and tailor clothes was a means to earn a living for both men and women. In this picture, most of the students are ladies, with the exception of seven men. Photograph donated...
  • Klapa Aliwal roadside barbers : action

    Economy · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows street barbers at work, giving their customers a haircut. The barbers set up shop in a back alley at Jalan Klapa or Aliwal Street. A tarpaulin canopy acts as a shelter for the barbers to provide their services. Mirrors hanging on wall, barber chairs and red...
  • Vegetarian hawker stall : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily
    This photograph shows a Chinese vegetarian food stall at Clementi Central hawker centre. It depicts the hawker of the stall serving his customer. The letter B on the right is the 'Cleanliness Grading', assigned by the Ministry of Environment. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Pawn shop : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows a Chinese pawn shop, Thai Thong Pawnshop. The Chinese characters of the shop's name embossed on a plaque is in traditional script. The simplified Chinese script for the name is 泰通当. A sign in Tamil can also be seen at the shop's window in front of its...