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  • Veerasamy Road, trishaw : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a trishaw, which is parked at the void deck of a HDB (Housing and Development Board) apartment block at Veerasamy Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Trishaw at Dorset Road : side view

    Transportation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing the side view of a trishaw, seen parked at a pavement at Dorset Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Saint George's Place, trishaw : general view

    Transportation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a trishaw, seen at Saint George's Place. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of a street scene showing people walking and a trishaw rider carrying a passenger, travelling along Telok Ayer Street. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with its ornamental dragons, symbolising good luck, perched on the elaborately tiled roof. Towering over the shophouses is...
  • Trishaws : general view

    Transportation · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of trishaws parked outside Bugis Food Centre. Most of the trishaws are covered with brown, blue, yellow or green canvas. Street lamp can be seen at the trishaws parking area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Trishaw rider, 1979 : action [2]

    Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts the scene from a busy, tree-lined road. A trishaw rider is carrying a customer with groceries, there are also other vehicles on the road. The trishaw rider has his right hand up, as if in a gesture to thank the vehicle behind for giving way. The location...
  • Telok Ayer Street and Thian Hock Keng Temple : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at Telok Ayer Street. People are seen walking on either side, while a trishaw rider wearing a traditional straw pointed hat, passes along the road. On the left is the Thian Hock Keng Temple with one of its ornately carved columns at the...
  • Trishaw man : general view

    Transportation · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph captures siesta and newspaper reading time for this trishaw man. He is resting in his trishaw which is parked outside a commercial building. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Trishaw rider, 1979 : action [1]

    Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a trishaw rider who is perhaps looking for potential customers. A car, license plate number "SZ 3701 D" follows behind. The background has roadside stalls and low rise shophouses. The location is probably Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rickshaws under the shade of trees : general view

    Transportation · Percy Hill Collection
    Seen in this photograph are many rickshaws parked under the cool shade of trees with their riders next to them. Some people are also seen walking along the wide boulevard. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Trishaw rider, 1979 : action [3]

    Transportation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a trishaw rider with a customer on busy, tree-lined road in Singapore. Other vehicles are travelling on the next lane. The background also shows a building with the Chinese characters, "长江戏院" on it. On the left, people are waiting for the green light to walk across the...
  • Segment on rickshaw performance at National Day Parade, 1984

    Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows National Day Parade (NDP) performers with rickshaws on the road. The performance featuring hand-drawn taxi-cabs of early Singapore is part of the 1984 NDP celebrations. The performance is reminiscent of Chinese labourers who worked as rickshaw pullers. Seated in each rickshaw is a passenger as pullers draw...
  • Battery Road.197, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1891 and 1895, shows a view of Battery Road. Being one of the main roads of the city, Battery Road served as the link between Raffles Place, the General Post Office and Cavenagh Bridge. Title from inscription, on front of photograph....
  • Victoria Street : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows a traffic junction at Victoria Street, featuring a trishaw rider who is probably starting his day. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Trishaw rider : front view

    Transportation · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows an elderly man riding a trishaw along the pavement outside a building. On the left side of the photograph, a pedestrian is pushing her child in a baby stroller. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Scotts Road, 1900s : general view

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "Scott's Road" on the front. The photograph shows rickshaws and bicycles on Scotts Road. Scotts Road is named after William G. Scott (1786 - 1861), Harbour Master Attendant and Post Master of Singapore in 1836. He was one of...
  • New Bridge Road, 75, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view of New Bridge Road. This shot of a crowded New Bridge Road was taken from the Singapore River near Coleman Bridge, showing rickshaw pullers heading west towards Chinatown. (Caption source : Toh, p53). Title from inscription, on front of...
  • Ean Kiam Place : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph depicts a side view of a row of two-storey terrace houses at Ean Kiam Place (opposite Odeon Cinema car park, end block on same side of car park). There is a car and a trishaw parked in front of the row of houses. Title devised by Library...
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  • Battery Road. 260, in the 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co., taken between 1890 and 1899, shows a view of Battery Road. The photo studio of G.R. Lambert & Co. can be seen located on the right of the Medical Hall building. Partially seen on the left of this Medical Hall is the Hongkong...
  • Back of the Police Courts, 1901 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. 1901 photograph of a view taken at the junction of North Canal Road and New Bridge Road overlooking Hong Lim Green and the back of the Police Courts. In the centre of the green is the clubhouse of the Straits Chinese Recreation Club...
  • Hastings Road houses : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a row of houses (dated 1913) at Hastings Road. Hastings Road is named after Warren Hastings (1732 - 1818), the Governor-General of Bengal, who gave Raffles permission to create a trading station somewhere south of Malacca. Picture also shows trishaws parked along the side. Title devised...
    Reproduction Available
  • Cumming Street shophouses, west corner, Angus Street : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a block of shophouses, located at Cumming Street (west corner, Angus Street). Several vehicles including a rickshaw and some cars can be seen parked by the side of the road. Cumming Street is named after Freemason Dr. J.P. Cumming, and is now a pedestrian mall located...
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  • Hastings Road shophouse, 1982 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows a row of houses (dated 1913) at Hastings Road, next to Serangoon Road corner. Hastings Road is named after Warren Hastings (1732 - 1818), the Governor-General of Bengal, who gave Raffles permission to create a trading station somewhere south of Malacca. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cumming Street, towards Magazine Road : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows rows of shophouses along Cumming Street, towards Magazine Street. A rickshaw can be seen parked by the side of the road on the left of the photograph. Cumming Street is named after Dr James Cumming, Secretary and Treasurer of the Masonic Zetland Lodge. Title devised by...
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