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  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows a makeshift stall resembling roadside stalls in the earlier days of Singapore offering longevity noodles at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. A man, who is acting as a food vendor, is getting ready bowls of noodles at the stall. The banquet which took place in...
  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows an Indian man carrying a basket on his head during Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. Posing as the "kachang puteh" man, his duty was to give out cones of nuts and titbits during the banquet. The banquet which took place in 2011, was held at...
  • Food vendor at Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Xinjiapo xiang ling yin yue she
    This photograph shows an Indian man giving out ice cream snacks to guests during Siong Leng Musical Association's 70th anniversary banquet. The banquet which took place in 2011, was held at Chong Wen Ge, next to Thian Hock Keng Temple. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Orchard Road car park food centre, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a food centre at an open-air carpark next to Specialist's Shopping Centre in Orchard Road, popularly known as Glutton's Square. The picture depicts the rows of makeshift food stalls selling a variety of Chinese, Indian and Malay food. People in the carpark are either queuing for...
  • Fried oyster omelette stall, 1970

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “S’pore, 24 Sept 70: fried oysters omlet.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside fried oyster omelette stall in Chinatown. Spring onions, eggs, condiments and chopsticks are some of the ingredients and items at the stall. The food vendor is seen standing behind the counter, frying oyster...
  • Chinese food stall at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Singapur/car park. 14 Août 71.” This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese food stall at a car park food centre which sells a variety of food items. A man can be seen choosing his food and a woman waiting for her food. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street hawker at Chinatown, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a street hawker in Chinatown. The hawker is seen cooking a dish at his food stall, while a person looks on. There are also several other people queuing in front of the stall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mutton soup stall

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “New Bridge Rd.? Singapore Muton Sop Hokkien. 5 Dec 70.” This 1970 photograph shows a roadside mutton soup stall. An unlit kerosene lamp and a hand-drawn signage in Chinese hangs from the stall. The food vendor is standing behind the counter, with his ladle in the...
  • Food centre on Chin Hin Street, 1970 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Transportation · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Food center on Chin Hin Street. Singapore/05.12.70. New Bridge Road & Hongkong Street”. This 1970 photograph shows part of New Bridge Road and the open-air roadside food ’hawker’ centre on the now-expunged Chin Hin Street. The makeshift food stalls with their canvas canopies, tables and chairs,...
  • Female street hawker at Chinatown, 1977

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1977 photograph shows a female street hawker in the midst of preparing ingredients for her food stall in Chinatown. Vegetables hanging from hooks, a wire egg basket and other food ingredients are some of the items placed in the wooden framed glass shelf that sits on the counter of...
  • Family of six at car park food centre, 1971

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide reads: “Singapur / Car Park 14 Août 71.“ This 1971 photograph shows a family of six having a meal at a car park food centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Food centre on Chin Hin Street, 1970 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “Food centre on Chin Hin Street. Singapore 05 Dec 70.” This 1970 photograph shows an open-air roadside food ’hawker’ centre on the now-expunged Chin Hin Street. The picture depicts the makeshift food stalls, and the people in the street either queuing for food or eating. The round...
  • A Chinese peddler : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a Chinese male peddler at his makeshift stall built with wooden planks and poles. It has a sloping zinc roof and is sited at the roadside. Tea cups are laid out on a table top. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.