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  • Provision shop selling newspapers in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Communications · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a provision shop with the address No. 90 in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Other than food items, this shop sells magazines and newspapers which are hung just outside its entrance. A Malay woman can be seen walking to the back of the shop. Title devised by...
  • Children and female guests at a wedding in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Events
    This picture shows a group of guests at a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few Malay women and a few children are sitting and enjoying a performance by a musical band (hidden in the left-hand side of the picture). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wooden houses near the main road in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This picture shows two wooden houses near the main road in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. These houses are located in an area near to the marketplace and an area referred to as "Area B". A Malay woman can be seen peeling apart a coconut near the threshold of one...
  • Preparations for a wedding feast in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This picture shows a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. A few men can be seen preparing plates and cutleries for the guests at the wedding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Children and female guests at a wedding in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Events
    This picture shows a group of guests at a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. A few Malay women and a few children are sitting and enjoying a performance by a musical band. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay village in Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a few houses in a Malay village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. These houses are located near the main road, and range from unit numbers 127X a to 127X d. There are a few benches which can be seen in the front of these houses. Title...
  • Male guests at a wedding in Potong Pasir, 1970s

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This picture shows a group of male guests at a Malay wedding in Potong Pasir during the 1970s. Other than the Malay men, there are a few Indian men who are present at the wedding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay woman washing clothes by the water's edge, 1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a Malay woman by a pond in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. Modestly covered by a red batik sarong, the woman is washing clothes by the water's edge after taking a bath. An outhouse can be seen on the right-hand side of the picture, just behind the...
  • Malay village in Potong Pasir, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows a few houses in a Malay village in Potong Pasir in the 1970s. These houses are located near the main road, and range from unit numbers 127X a to 127X d. There are a few benches which can be seen in the front of these houses. Title...