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  • Vendor selling household items, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor's cart outside Sri Mariamman Temple. The cart is full of household items such as brooms, feather dusters, food covers, fans, baskets, hats and scrubbing brushes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Flower stall at a night market, mid-1970s

    Nature and Environment · Economy
    This photograph shows a crowded night market, with stalls selling fresh flowers and customers making purchases. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a few small stalls at Bugis Street night market selling socks, daily essentials and toiletries, like thread, combs, clothes pegs and toothpaste. The stalls are lighted using kerosene lamps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Vendor selling household items, mid-1970s

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street vendor on his trishaw along the road selling household items such as brooms, feather dusters, food covers, fans and baskets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bird nest drink stall at Lorong Sungkai, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor selling birds nest drink at Lorong Sungkai at night, with a few people queuing to make purchase from the vendor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night Market, mid-1970s

    Economy
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a night market stall selling personal care products and cosmetics. The stall owner can be seen standing on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows makeshift stalls at a crowded Chinatown market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pagoda Street, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a photograph of a very crowded Pagoda Street in Chinatown taken from an overhead bridge. Street vendors with makeshift stalls line the street from end to end along the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Diners at a hawker stall, Pagoda Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows diners dining at a crowded hawker stall at Pagoda Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thian Hock Keng Temple, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the exterior view of the side entrance to Thian Hock Keng Temple at Telok Ayer Street. An ice-cream vendor is seen outside the temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a clothing stall that offers ready-made children's clothes at Bugis Street night market. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Medicine sellers at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two Chinese traditional medicine peddler selling Chinese medicine at Bugis Street night market. Behind them are some Chinese proclamation that promotes their medicine. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night Market, mid-1970s

    Economy
    This photograph shows a close-up view of two stalls at a night market, with one selling fruits and the other selling dried goods and condiments in glass bottles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hawkers at Sungei Road Thieves Market, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a few street food stalls along Sungei Road Thieves' Market. A few men are seen eating near the stalls and three trishaws are parked in front of the stalls. 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.
  • Street market, mid-1970s [1]

    Economy
    This photograph shows a vendor, at a crowded street market, selling oranges at a stall. A few customers are seen choosing the oranges. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vendor selling masks, mid-1970s [2]

    Economy · Arts
    This photograph shows a trishaw travelling along Crawford Street, filled with handmade face masks. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Bugis Street, mid-1970s

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a few stalls at Bugis Street night market, selling fruits such as apples, oranges and pears, and Mid-Autumn Festival ornaments and goods such as lanterns, pomelos and mooncakes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Lorong Sungkai, mid-1970s

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a food stall at Lorong Sungkai night market. The road sign can be partially seen on the right. 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.
  • Pagoda Street, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a photograph of a very crowded Pagoda Street in Chinatown taken from an overhead bridge, with street vendors line the street from end to end. 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.
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a street in Chinatown. Shophouses flanked the street with a few street vendors setting up their stalls on the right. In the foreground, a man is seen paddling his trishaw. Title devised by Library staff.