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  • Snake charmer, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian snake charmer with a cobra in a basket. The man is playing a pungi, a type of wind instrument to "charm" the snake out of the basket. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kacang puteh seller with a group of children, 1960s

    Transportation · Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian kacang puteh seller with a group of children, standing around his cart which is full of bottles filled with nuts, preserves, sweets, and other goods. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Indian family by gate of compound : group photograph

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an Indian family, consisting of father, mother and two children, posing for a group photograph. They are standing barefoot at the tall gate of their housing compound, dressed in traditional attire. No date of creation provided. Title devised...
  • To cool off, between times : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two elephants, being ridden by Indian handlers, moving towards the sea to cool off after a hard day's work of logging. There is a boat on the left side. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
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  • Being trained in the art : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph capturing an elephant being ridden by its Indian handler. Elephants were commonly used at work to lift heavy equipments in the past. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : half-length portrait [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
    Reproduction Available
  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian worker tapping rubber so that the sap would be collected in a small bowl at the bark of the rubber tree. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with...
    Reproduction Available