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  • Elderly man having a meal : action [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    An elderly man is eating a simple meal of porridge with some dishes in this photograph. 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.
  • 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.
  • Singapore Food Festival, poster 1 : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Tam, Sunny
    This photograph is a close-up of a poster for the Singapore Food Festival, titled "Top 10 must-try dishes". Featured here are the first four of the ten must-try dishes. The four dishes are chili crab & black pepper crab, satay, carrot cake and Hainanese chicken rice. Title devised by Library...
  • Elderly man having a meal : action [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    An elderly man is eating a simple meal of porridge with some dishes in this photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Brinjals : top view

    Nature and Environment · Tan, Bonny
    Top view of long, purple brinjals in a plastic basket. Brinjals are also known as aubergines, or in Malay, as terong. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cabbages, melons : close-up

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of cabbages and winter melon gourds for sale at a stall along Campbell Lane, in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly man having a meal : action [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    An elderly man is eating a simple meal of porridge with some dishes in this photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese children and street hawkers [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four young Chinese squatting down (in the foreground), eating food from street hawkers. A crowd of children are seen in the middle ground, with some of them dressed in school uniform and straw boater hats. A building with...
  • Hor fun : close up

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily
    This is a close-up picture of the dish, chicken hor fun or rice noddles, sold by one of the stalls at the Clementi Central hawker centre. This is a popular stall where one often has to wait for at least 20 minutes during peak hours for an order to be...
  • Tomatoes : close-up

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This picture shows a close-up of red orange succulent tomatoes which cost $1.80 for one kilogram. These tomatoes can be used for cooking curry or making salads. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mandarin oranges : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows small mandarin oranges with stems attached, laid out for display in trays. Other types of fruits such as apples are also seen in the photograph. The fruits are piled up in layers, on top of one another. Mandarin oranges are associated with good luck or good fortune,...
  • Singapore Food Festival 2007 launch : general view

    Tam, Sunny
    This photograph shows the launching of the Singapore Food Festival 2007 at the Ngee Ann Civic Plaza. People are milling around at the Tiger Beer's chilli crab event. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lady at Satay Club, 1960s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Sports and Recreation
    Chew Cher Neo's wife posing for a photograph at Satay Club. Demolished in 1995, the open-air food centre was located near Elizabeth Walk. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_702. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Carrots and gourds : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows a vegetable stall in Little India, selling carrots, gourd, onions, beetroot, garlic and others. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shelves of goods : general view

    Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of goods such canned food and sauces displayed on shelves in an old groceries store at the Victoria Street Wholesale Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Food Festival, poster 2 : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Arts · Tam, Sunny
    This photograph is a close-up of a poster for the Singapore Food Festival, titled "Top 10 must-try dishes". Featured here are six of ten must-try dishes. The six dishes are roti prata, laksa, chay kway teow, rojak, fish head curry and bak kut teh. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Campbell Lane : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the road sign for Campbell Lane, with a vegetable stall set up just beneath the sign. A board with an interesting pricing structure can also be seen. It is $1.80 per kilo if one picks only tomatoes; but it is $1.40 per kilo with other combination of...
  • Uniquely Singapore : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tam, Sunny
    This photograph shows a huge balloon sighted above the Ngee Ann Civic Plaza, at the launch of the Singapore Food Festival 2007. The advertisement tagline on the balloon is sponsored Singapore Tourism Promotion Board. Title devised by Library staff.