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  • Chinese girl at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a small girl under a parasol in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. She is wearing her ethnic costume, a cheongsam, while walking in the gardens. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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  • Malay woman and her child, 1950s : two people

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Malay woman carrying her child in a garden. Behind them are several women, one carrying a small child. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title...
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  • A Malay girl : full-length portrait

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of a shy Malay girl with a scarf draped around her head and sholders. She seems to be standing, barefoot in the middle of the road, with her shoes in her right hand while bitting her nails from the other. Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Pasir Ris Park children's playground : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts
    This 1992 photograph shows children at a playground at Pasir Ris Park, a beach park in the north-eastern part of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Curious children : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Tyers, R. K.
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting four Burmese children attired in traditional Burmese clothes. In the middle of the shot, is a Burmese boy who is carrying a baby with another boy peeking from the back with curiosity. To the left is a squatting girl who is facing left. Part...
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  • Chinese boy and coconut tree, circa 1950s : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Chinese boy climbing up a coconut tree with great ease which is a hard task to accomplish. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Fun in the river : two children

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of a young boy and girl playing in a river, possibly the Singapore River, with several sampans around them. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • Father and son : two people

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese man who seems to be walking home after a trip to the market. He is balancing his items bought from the market on one end of the pole and his young son on the other. Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Child in Chinatown : general view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This 1992 photograph shows a small girl with adults walking in the Chinatown shophouse five-footway. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Two Burmese children at play : general view

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two Burmese boys, helping each other with their longyi (sarong), and a Burmese lady beside them. In the background, there is a boat and several attap houses on stilts by the river. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY :...
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  • Pasir Ris Park children's playground : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Arts
    This 1992 photograph shows children at a playground at Pasir Ris Park, a beach park in the north-eastern part of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sea gypsies, 1950s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing sea gypsies, or more commonly known as Salon or Saloun, in front of a wooden house. Sea gypsies are known to have a nomadic lifestyle and live most of their lives on their thatch-roofed wooden boats. Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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  • A boy coming home from school : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a half-length portrait of a smiling Chinese schoolboy, carrying his schoolbag, as he makes his way home from school. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
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  • Malay boy in a garden, 1950s : headshot

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Malay boy playing with a frangipani tree in front of him with a cheeky smile. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
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  • Thatched kampong huts, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture
    This is a 1863 photograph illustrating a group of Indian children, in front of a village hut. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese Buddhist temple, circa 1950s : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This 1950s photograph depicts three boys standing near the entrance of Snake Temple which is located at Sungai Kluang near Bayan Lepas airport in Penang Island. The temple was built around 1850 and in memory of Chor Soo Kong, a Buddhist monk who provided shelter for snakes, when he lived...
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  • Old Chinese woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Chinese woman sitting at the side of the road with a young child standing next to her, who could probably be her grandchild. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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