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  • Hawker stall at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street food stall at the Sungei Road Thieves' Market. The owner is preparing food for the customers who have taken a seat at his stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of the things that are sold at a street stall at Sungei Road or Thieves' Market, such as iron, steel, copper and bronze wares. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows rows upon rows of makeshift stalls at Sungei Road Thieves' Market at the rear of a few buildings facing the Rochor River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vendor at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a vendor at Sungei Road, also known as Thieves' Market, squatting on the floor bending over a makeshift can filled with oil and a lighted wick in front of him. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shop at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street stall at Sungei Road Thieves' Market selling kerosene lamps among other things. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shoppers at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a crowded Sungei Road Thieves' Market with makeshift stalls and canvas awnings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sungei Road Thieves' Market

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows an open-air flea market located at Sungei Road. On both sides of the road, peddlers set up makeshift stalls or simply display their wares on a ground sheet, leaving a narrow path in the middle for the shoppers to walk on. Known as Thieves' Market, this flea...