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  • Banana sellers around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street vendor weighing bananas probably in front of a shophouse. One man is seen inspecting a bunch of bananas. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. An Indian shopowner is sitting by the sidewalk beside his shop in the background. Further up the street to the...
  • Street vendors by the side of the road, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows street vendors in front of a row of shophouses. On the right, individually wrapped items are on display followed by bales of fabrics and household items. Further down the street, there are food vendors with seats for customers to take their meals. A small boy can be...
  • A magazine and newspaper stall, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two Indian man and a boy manning a magazine and newspaper stall. The stall is located at the end of a sheltered walkway. A wide variety of magazines are arranged neatly for customers to browse. The stall also sells small household items like talcum powders. Location unknown....
  • Shop selling Chinese lanterns, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows lanterns in all shapes and sizes on display for sale at a shophouse by the side of a road. A motorcycle and a trishaw are seen parked in front of the shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wet market around Chinatown, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a busy wet market around Chinatown. The first meat stall along the walkway is shown to have the number "13" placed on the tiled inner wall. Strips of meat are hung on hooks outside a few stalls while a stall selling seafood is in the foreground. A...
  • Shop selling Chinese deity figurines along Amoy Street, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Chinese deity figurines displayed in display cupboards at a shop along the street. Clothes hanging out to dry on bamboo poles in front of the shophouse is visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stalls around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two street stalls in front of shophouses around Amoy Street vicinity. The stall in the foreground is selling bananas while the other stall is selling live poultry. The bananas are displayed on wooden plank supported by large wooden crates while the live poultry are in small metal...
  • Shop selling bananas along North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop, Nam Chuan & Co, with unit number 41. Bunches of bananas are hung at the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors by the side of the road, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a rather busy street scene. There are many street vendors in front of the shophouses as well as customers browsing their wares. On the right, small individually wrapped items are on display for one of the stalls. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair Road,...
  • Man at work, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a man squatting on the floor outside a shop with his back to the camera. He is seen spreading out what looks like nuts on a sheet on the ground to dry. There are large rattan baskets, boxes and containers outside the shop and some customers on...
  • Shop selling Chinese deity figurines along Amoy Street, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Arts
    This photograph shows Chinese deity figurines displayed in a display cupboard at a shop. The shop owner can be seen sitting inside the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vegetable street stall in front of a shop, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a shop "Tow Huat Sin Kee" that sells household wares such as pots and pans, feather dusters and plastic pails. There is a vegetable street stall in front of the shop and a woman vegetable seller can be seen standing behind the vegetables display. The photograph was...
  • Vegetable street stall in front of a shop, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a vegetable street stall in front of a shop "Tow Huat" that sells household wares such as pots and pans. The makeshift stall is by the side of a road and there is another stall beside it. A variety of vegetables on display are placed on wooden...
  • Open-air market, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an open-air market with stalls selling fruits, pomelo, biscuits and lanterns under makeshift canvas shades. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bras Basah, Middle Road and Beach Road. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from fruits, drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. A block of residential building is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Blair...
  • A row of shops with a goldsmith, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of a row of shops, with two of the units spotting a second floor. One of the shop on the left is "Eng Hin Goldsmith". Two display cabinets and a few chairs are placed near the entrance to the shop. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A fish monger at his stall around Amoy Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy
    This photograph shows a fish monger standing behind his fish stall filled with different types of fishes cutting fish at a wet market at Amoy Street. Another fist stall is visible behind him. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A row of shops with a goldsmith, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy
    This photograph shows a closer view of "Eng Hin Goldsmith" shop on the left. Two Malay women in traditional baju kurung and scarf can be seen patronising the goldsmith and being served by two staff from behind the display cabinet on the left. A man can also be seen sitting...
  • Street stalls in front of shophouses, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows street stalls along the shophouses. The stall in the foreground is just started to open while the stall beside it sells seafood such as fish and prawns. A stall selling live poultry can be seen across the street. Above, clothes hanged from bamboo poles placed at windows...
  • Fruit stall in an open-air market, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a fruit stall in an open-air market. Fruits such as apples and pears are piled up and stacked on boxes and wooden crates. A woman fruit seller is seen standing on a wooden crate behind the piles of fruits while the man fruit seller has his hands...
  • Shop selling Chinese lanterns, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows lanterns in all shapes and sizes on display for sale at a shophouse by the side of a road. A motorcycle and a trishaw are seen parked in front of the shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors along a street, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows some street vendors along a street selling a variety of stuff from drinks and eggs to cooked food. There are a number of customers in the area. With her pushcart parked in front of the shophouse, a woman food vendor is seen packing food onto a piece...
  • Open-air market, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an open-air market with stalls selling fruits, biscuits and lanterns under large umbrellas shielding them from the sun. Barely visible in the background behind the stalls is a row of shophouses. A trishaw rider is seen resting on his trishaw on the right. The photograph was taken...