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  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. Across the road are other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items to shoppers walking along the street. On...
  • Butcher shop, 1960s : general view

    Economy
    This is a photograph of a butcher shop at Hock Lam Street, in Chinatown. A man in a sarong is standing at the shop, where cuts of meat are displayed on the chopping table and hung from skewers. Photograph donated by Ho Khuan Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [8]

    Arts · Economy
    This is a photograph of a female model wearing a hat, a casual top with long skirt and platform shoes at a fashion and variety show held at the atrium of People's Park Complex. In the background is an appreciative crowd in the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng...
  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [2]

    Economy · Personalities
    This is a photograph of a caucasian entertainer amusing shoppers at People's Park Complex. An appreciative crowd is seen in the background and sitting on the steps of the staircase in the atrium of the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008...
  • Neil Road shophouses, 1966 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a street scene in front of a grocery shop at Neil Road. A covered truck carrying some elderly persons passes by old shophouses where laundry is hung on bamboo poles to dry. Donated by Chee Yoke Leung, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_069. Title devised...
  • Elderly man working in hardware shop, 1980s : action

    Economy
    This is a photograph of an elderly Chinese man is working with his tools in a hardware shop at Orchard Road. Next to him is a pile of vehicle exhaust pipes. Photograph donated by Yang Wanna and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_619. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Chinese man talking to some roadside sellers who are hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. The man, a shopper, is seen clutching two birdcages. The Chinese women are wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun. They joined...
  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [1]

    Economy · Personalities
    This is a photograph of an entertainer holding a life-size puppet, amusing shoppers at People's Park Complex. An appreciative crowd is seen in the background and sitting on the steps of the staircase in the atrium of the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the...
  • Boy standing in front of butcher stall in Hock Lam Street, 1960s : front view

    Geography and Travels · Economy
    This is a photograph of a boy standing in front of a butcher shop at Hock Lam Street, in Chinatown. Cuts of meat are displayed on the chopping table and hung down from skewers. Photograph donated by Ho Khuan Lin and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_611. Date of...
  • Kreta Ayer street scene, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows street vendors selling various products such as laterns and shoes to passer-bys in Kreta Ayer during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The street stalls are flanked by rows of shophouses on the sides. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Jewels and crafts shop : exterior

    Economy · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is Gokulam, a shop at Little India Arcade. It sells traditional Indian jewellery, paintings, and handicrafts, such as statues and figurines . Title devised by Library staff.
  • Keeping an eye on things : general view

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of an elderly lady tending to a dried goods stall at the Victoria Wholesale Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Chinese women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. They joined other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items along the street. In the background is a man...
  • Flower stall : general view

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a flower vendor along Waterloo Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flowers, fruits and morning tea : general view

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of a colourful display of flowers, garlands, fruits and a plastic bag of 'morning tea' hung up, at this stall in Little India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop window display in Marina Square : general view

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows an interesting shop display of a retail shop called Euraugo, at Marina Square. Dresses, shoes, bags and fashion accessories are carefully arranged to attract customers. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hayaram Trading, signboard : close-up

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up on the signboard belonging to one of the many shops in the Little India Arcade. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop in Chinatown

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This is a 2007 photograph of a shop in Chinatown. Stacks of paper cartons, wooden boxes and plastic baskets can be seen in the shop's interior which bears little furnishing. A lady sits at a low table in front of the shop's rusty metal grilles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Selvi, a shop in Little India : interior

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows a shop selling traditional Indian jewellery. A sign advertising henna artwork can be seen as well. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dried goods : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up shot of dried goods sold at the Victoria Street Wholesale Market. Various types of dried shrimps can be seen here, in different sizes and colours. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Salted fish : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of dried salted fish, one of the dried goods sold at the Victoria Street Wholesale Market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A hawker selling drinks : general view

    Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph shows a hawker wearing a hat and sitting on a basket selling drinks by the roadside. Two other men are seen in the background on his right. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Dried goods : side view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows rows of dried goods such as shrimp, chili, cuttlefish and salted fish on sale at the Victoria Street Wholesale Market. Most goods are sold by weight, while some are prepacked and sold at a fixed price, such as the dried bean curd and seaweed. Title devised by...
  • Kreta Ayer market, 1979 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bustling scene at the Kreta Ayer market. Vendors mainly selling vegetables are found on both sides of the road. Meanwhile, a trishaw trundles past on the road, perhaps looking for potential customers who are laden with groceries. Title devised by Library staff.