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  • Isolation wagon, Changchun, 1921

    Events · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a group of Russian and Chinese men. They are standing outside a train wagon that was used for isolating plague suspects in Changchun, China, in 1921. Three of the men are wearing helmets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh working with Russians at Dalainor, 1921

    Personalities
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, fourth from left, front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, with his team and Russians whom they worked with. There are six Chinese and four Russian men. This was taken outside a meeting room at Dalainor in 1921. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Russian and Chinese colleagues standing in front of a train

    Politics and Government · Economy
    This photograph shows four Russian and Chinese colleagues of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, standing in front of a train. They are two Chinese and two Russians. Dr. Wu worked with them while he was fighting plagues in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A portrait of Dr. Wu Lien-teh's friend, Shanghai, 1936

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a photograph of a portrait of a friend of Dr. Wu Lien-teh. This Chinese gentleman is in a suit. This was taken in Shanghai in 1936. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Organisation of people in plague times, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows a group of people in Harbin during plague times. The men and women, adults and children, are dressed in thick clothing and most have headgears with flaps protecting the ears. This was taken in the outdoors in 1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ng Lin Fatt and Dr. Wu Lien-teh

    Personalities
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh (right) and Mr. Ng Lin Fatt. A Penang-born physician, Dr. Wu is in a light-coloured suit with a tie while Mr. Ng is in a light-weight jacket over a collarless shirt. Both Chinese men are bespectacled. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ren Changqing with his family [1]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr. Ren Changqing and his family. Mr. Ren and his two young daughters are in Western-style clothing while Mrs. Ren is wearing a dark jacket over a cheongsam. Standing side by side, Mrs. Ren is carrying their younger daughter while Mr. Ren stands behind...
  • Children at the coal mines of Dalainor, circa 1921

    Geography and Travels
    This is a group photograph of a Chinese woman with eight Chinese children. One of the children is a baby carried by the woman. The remaining seven children are standing in a line in ascending height from left to right. The woman is standing behind the second shortest child. They...
  • Ren Changqing with his family [2]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr. Ren Changqing and his family. Dressed in a suit and partially standing, Mr. Ren rests his right thigh on the arm rest of the chair that his wife is sitting on. Mrs. Ren is in a light-coloured cheongsam. Their baby girl is sitting...
  • Chinese man in changshan

    Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows a bald Chinese man in changshan, a traditional Chinese tunic worn by men. He is wearing a pair of round-framed glasses. He poses with an open fan using his right hand. Part of the door of a brick building can be seen in the background. Title devised...
  • Dr Wu Lien-teh with Russian workers at Manchouli, 1921

    Personalities · Economy
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, right front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, with some Chinese and Russian workers at Manchouli in 1921. The left sleeve of the uniform of one of the workers bears a Red Cross emblem. This was taken outside a brick building with a sign containing...
  • Chinese lady, with boy and girl, 1919 : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph from 1919, of a Chinese woman seated, with her two children standing. They are wearing traditional clothing and are posing for the photograph in a garden. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese boy and coconut tree, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Chinese boy climbing up a coconut tree with great ease which is a hard task to accomplish. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
  • Father and son : two people

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese man who seems to be walking home after a trip to the market. He is balancing his items bought from the market on one end of the pole and his young son on the other. Part of a compiled album, with a...
  • Smiling Chinese man : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating an aged Chinese man, wearing a conical Asian hat, who is laughing. On the right-hand corner of the photograph, there is a traditional Chinese lantern hanging above the man. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
  • Aged woman at a Chinese wedding : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph showing an aged Chinese woman, dressed in a traditional Cheongsam, with a critical facial expression while watching a Chinese wedding. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation...
  • Aged Chinese worker : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph showing a thin and aged Chinese man who is rushing to cover up his goods for sale. The man is probably an opium smoker. Opium smoking was widely practised in Singapore in the early 19th century. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
  • A boy coming home from school : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a half-length portrait of a smiling Chinese schoolboy, carrying his schoolbag, as he makes his way home from school. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
  • Chinese ship handlers : two people

    Organisations · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a cargo ship where two Chinese men, possibly ship handlers, discussing about the time taken to load goods onto the ship. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled...
  • Chinese seaman eating : half-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese man, in a singlet, eating his rice from a bowl using a pair of chopsticks (also known as kuai-zi) . Chopsticks are an important feature in Chinese culture. It is believed that the first chopsticks were developed over 5000 years ago in...
  • Fitters at work : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph shows two Chinese fitters at work. Fitters (or more commonly known as machinists) modify or produce metal parts so that they are able to conform to a set of specifications required. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "A life on the ocean...
  • A Chinese girl : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a young Chinese girl all dressed up in her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, and posing at the side of the road. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE.". Date of creation estimated.