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  • Indian man balancing a basket on his head : front view

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured 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.
  • Malay man chopping wood, with some Malay boys looking on : general view

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This 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.
  • A crowd at the beach : general view

    Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    Pictured 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...
  • Malay men cooking under a shelter : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    Against 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.
  • Malay kampong with four Malay men at a river bridge : general view

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Arts · Percy Hill Collection
    This 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.