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  • Fisherman's house at Tuas jetty, 1970 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy
    This is a photograph of a remote fishing village in Tuas jetty. In the background is a fisherman's house. It was usual to find wooden stilt houses in kampongs built near the sea. In most rural areas, fire-prone houses were made from basic wooden planks, and attap or zinc roofs....
  • Fisherman : action

    Economy · Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a tanned, wiry fisherman casting his fishing net into the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Family portrait at Lim Chu Kang pig farm, 1978 : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Economy
    This is a 1978 photograph of a woman and four grinning children posing at the Lim Chu Kang Pig Farm. The rearing of pigs has been phased out and in its place is the Hay Dairies, a goat farm which sells pasteurised and homogenised goats' milk. Photograph donated by Tan...
  • Fruits stall in Chinatown, 1974 : top view

    Economy
    This is a photograph of customers crowding around a fruits stall at Chinatown. Most fruits are sold in kilos at fruits stalls. A weighing scale is used to determine the quantity and price. Photograph is donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_401. Title devised...
  • Singapore Fishing Pond at Tuas, 1970 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy
    This is a photograph of Singapore Fishing Pond, which operates from a wooden house at the idyllic, rural village in Tuas. A sign at the entrance shows its opening hours. Photograph donated by Tan Marilyn and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_494. Title devised by Library staff.