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  • Vegetable seller at roadside

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a vegetable seller squatting by the roadside, in front of a row of shophouses. The vegetables are laid out for sale on several bamboo trays and baskets. A carrying pole used for transporting the vegetables is placed against...
  • Kampong houses : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows attap-roofed houses in a kampong. The two houses seen in the middle ground serve as shops. Stacks of rattan fish traps are displayed outside each house. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
  • Wooden clog seller at roadside

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a wooden clog seller wearing a traditional conical hat, squatting by the roadside in front of a shophouse. Wooden clog bases are placed in two baskets on the ground, on either side of the vendor. A carrying pole...
  • 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...
  • Woman carrying baskets walking by a Chinese Catholic Church : rear view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a barefoot woman walking past an unidentified Chinese Catholic Church. She is carrying two large bundles of basket-ware suspended from a carrying pole across her shoulder. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed...
  • Street hawkers at roadside

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several street hawkers set up stall along a road, in front of a row shophouses. The street hawker (in the foreground) is barefoot and seated behind a round rattan ‘table’ with his wares, which appears to be a...