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Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill CollectionPictured here standing on a five-foot way along a long corridor is a barefoot Indian peddler clothed in a traditional white dhoti with a long-sleeve jacket, balancing a big round basket on his head. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill CollectionThis is a photograph showing a Malay man chopping wood, watched by two boys. In the background, several more men and smoke from a cooking fire in an attap shelter can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
Streets and Places · Percy Hill CollectionPictured here is a beach scene taken in the early part of the 20th century, showing a gathering of men, engrossed in something which appears to have attracted their full attention. Shown too is a peddler and his makeshift stall stationed outside a wooden fence under the shade of tall...
Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Percy Hill CollectionAgainst a backdrop of tall coconut trees, several Malay men clad in songkok and sarong, are photographed cooking in a makeshift shelter with a thatched roof. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Arts · Percy Hill CollectionThis photograph shows some Malay kampong houses along the river bank with a bridge of wooden planks leading to them. Three Malay men are seen standing on the bridge and another one is about to cross it. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.