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  • Elderly Malay woman seated outside a shop, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Malay woman wearing a baju kurung and no footwear sitting near the entrance to a shop. She seems to be a beggar. There is a used milk tin and an oats container in front of her with a few coins on two pieces of paper...
  • Three Malay children on a road, 1960s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows three Malay children standing on a road. A partial view of what looks like a door to a house is on the left. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay bridegroom, 1950s-60s

    Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Malay bridegroom looking resplendent in his traditional Malay wedding costume. On his head is a tanjak, or headgear, while inserted in his belt, is a keris in its sheath. Photograph taken between 1950-1969. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kampong house, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a raised kampong house with atap and zinc roofs, and a mixture of zinc and wooden walls. The house is accessible via a ladder at the front door. A Malay woman is seen sitting at the threshold of the door, with her feet resting on the ladder....
  • Malay women and children in wooden hut, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay women in a wooden hut. Each woman has a child on her lap. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay woman carrying a baby, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Malay woman carrying a baby. The woman is wearing a kebaya top and has her hair up in a bun. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A group of bridesmaids at a Malay wedding, 1950s-60s

    Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of Malay ladies or bridesmaids with uniform kebaya top standing besides a decorated bed at a Malay wedding. The bed is decorated with pleated curtains and flowers. Photograph taken between 1950-1969. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay bride and groom on a wedding dais, 1950s-60s

    Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Malay bride and groom sitting on a pelamin or a dais, decorated with yellow curtains and flowers. The couple is seated under a floral arch, surrounded by people, mostly children. Photograph taken between 1950-1969. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay fisherman and three boys at sea, 1960s

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Malay fisherman and three boys standing knee-deep in the sea. The fisherman is holding a net while one of the boys is holding a fishing basket. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three Malay children on a road, 1960s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows three Malay children standing on a road. A partial view of what looks like a door to a house is on the left, while a man in uniform is seen walking behind them. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two boys and a toddler in front of a kampong house, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two Malay boys standing in front of a kampong house. Both boys are wearing sarong, with the boy on the right carrying a toddler. The kampong house behind the children is made of thatched roof and is on stilts. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library...
  • Malay wedding couple seated on dais, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Malay bride and groom sitting on a pelamin or a dais, decorated with shimmering cloth and flowers. A stack of presents can be seen on the floor. There is an inscription "Malayn wedding" on the photograph. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Group of Malay girls, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a group of six Malay girls, standing on a flight of stairs. The girl on the left and the partially hidden girl at the back are wearing baju kurung, while the other girls are wearing sundresses. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three Malay women and a baby in a wooden hut, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows three Malay women and a baby in a wooden hut. They are sitting on a mattress, with the middle woman carrying a baby. Several drinking glasses are strewn on the mattress. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay child : full-length portrait

    Economy · Arts · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a Malay child carrying water, while standing barefoot in a forested area. Two large metal containers are suspended from a carrying pole balanced on the child’s shoulder. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information...
  • Cooking under a coconut tree : couple

    Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photo negative shows a Malay man and woman cooking under a coconut tree. Smoke from firewood of twigs and branches emits from under a cauldron. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • People at a side alley

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows three people in a side alley, with two of them engaged in a conversation. A man wearing a long dark beard and a traditional cap is seated on the ground, with a pile of what appears to be...
  • A Malay girl : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a shy Malay girl with a scarf draped around her head and sholders. She seems to be standing, barefoot in the middle of the road, with her shoes in her right hand while bitting her nails from the other. Part of a compiled album, with a...
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