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  • Princess Victoria carriage : general view

    Transportation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Princess Victoria carriage, exhibited as part of a promotional event by The Singapore International Racing Festival. Named after Princess Victoria in the 1830s, it is an elegant French carriage that was popular amongst wealthy families. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Serangoon Avenue 3 block, void deck : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a cart at the void deck of a HDB (Housing and Development Board) block at Serangoon Avenue 2. The cart is filled with odds and ends, with a big black bin at one end. Part of a motorcycle can be seen behind one of the pillars....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ox cart with two oxen : general view

    Transportation · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph shows an ox cart with two oxen loading or unloading goods along a river bank. In the background are the masts of many boats. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [1]

    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. On the road are two trishaws. The...
  • 25. Masonic Lodge in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph, taken between 1890 and 1899 from G.R. Lambert & Co., shows a view of Masonic Lodge, at 23A Coleman Street. Designed by Donald McLeod Craik, this two-storey building was built in 1879. For many years, the locals called the building rumah hantu, meaning "haunted house" in Malay, as...
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  • Hotel de l'Europe and High St. S'pore 16, in 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Hotel de l'Europe and High Street. High Street was one of the earliest streets in Singapore to be laid out. Hotel de l'Europe, established in 1857, was located on the same site as both Gaston Dutronquoy’s London Hotel...
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  • Hotel de l' Europe and High Street, 1890 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890 photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of Hotel de l'Europe and High Street. High Street was one of the earliest streets in Singapore to be laid out. Hotel de l'Europe, established in 1857, was located on the same site as both Gaston Dutronquoy’s London Hotel...
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  • Family of four and horse carriage : group photograph

    Personalities · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a family of four posing with a horse carriage. The father is standing next to the horse carriage while the rest of the family is seated in the carriage. A driver is also seen at the front of the carriage, holding the reins of the horse....
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  • Market Street, 1890s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows Market Street with shophouses on both sides of the street, and horse-drawn carriages travelling along the street. The street probably got its name from the nearby Telok Ayer Market or Lau Pa Sat. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, the street was well-known...
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  • Market Street, 1890s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows Market Street with shophouses on both sides of the street, and horse-drawn carriages travelling along the street. The street probably got its name from the nearby Telok Ayer Market or Lau Pa Sat. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, the street was well-known...
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  • Man and bullock cart

    Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a male driver with a bullock cart. A pair of oxen is yoked to the cart which is heaped with firewood. The barefoot driver sits at the front of the cart, wearing a hat and a sleeveless top. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • Horse and carriage, in front of the Town Hall, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts a horse carriage of a British man parked in front of the Town Hall. The Town Hall is now known as the Victoria Concert Hall (since 1905). The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information...
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  • Johnston's Pier, S'pore 4, in 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Johnston's Pier at Collyer Quay. Built in 1855, Johnston's Pier was named after Alexander Johnston, a doyen of the European mercantile community who founded the firm A.C. Johnston & Co. Gharries, or horse-drawn carriages, could be spotted along the pier, but...
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