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  • Roadside cobbler, mid-1970s

    Economy
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a cobbler sitting near the steps in front of a gated entrance repairing the heel of a shoe. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street cobbler : profile

    Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph, taken at Yew Tee Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Station, shows a street cobbler at work. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Pagar Plaza, cobbler : general view

    Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph showing a street cobbler based at Tanjong Pagar Plaza. Two ladies are standing in front of him, probably waiting for him to repair their shoes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Roadside cobbler : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a roadside cobbler at Sungei Road, by a canal. His tools for the trade are all carried on his tricycle. The cobbler sits on a low stool, underneath a foldable shelter. In front of him there are two stools, meant for his customers. Across the canal...
  • A clog seller : general view

    Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a peddler squatting between two large baskets laden with wooden clogs intent on making a clog. A few pairs are displayed on the ground in front of him. He is selling them in a crowded market. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Traditional cobbler : half-length portrait

    Economy · Tan, Bonny
    This is a photograph showing a traditional cobbler at work in a makeshift stall cutting a piece of rubber sheet to repair the sole of a shoe. Title devised by Library staff.