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  • Woman selling vegetables, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman vegetable seller holding a bunch of tied-up vegetables. Standing in front of her, is another Chinese woman. Both women are wearing samfoos. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two men and a woman washing ducks in basins

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962. Two men and a woman cleaning chickens.
  • Elderly Chinese woman spinning thread on a wheel, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly Chinese woman wearing a samfoo. She is sitting on a low stool, spinning thread on a wheel by hand. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two boys at a street market [2]

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962.
  • Ducks hanging at a poultry stall in a market

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962.
  • Rickshaw puller, 1960s

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese rickshaw puller with his passengers - a woman and a girl. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Young Chinese boys at a market stall, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two young Chinese boys at the foreground and another boy at the back standing at a stall in a market. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shopper buying chicks from a poultry stall at a market

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962. Man selling live chicks.
  • Two boys at a street market [1]

    Geography and Travels · Daniel, David Danny
    1960-1962.
  • Chinese rojak hawker, 1961

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese rojak seller pushing his three-wheeled cart along a road. Besides the rojak ingredients, the push cart also has a clock. Across the road can be seen a billboard promoting the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Isolation wagon, Changchun, 1921

    Events · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows a group of Russian and Chinese men. They are standing outside a train wagon that was used for isolating plague suspects in Changchun, China, in 1921. Three of the men are wearing helmets. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh working with Russians at Dalainor, 1921

    Personalities
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, fourth from left, front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, with his team and Russians whom they worked with. There are six Chinese and four Russian men. This was taken outside a meeting room at Dalainor in 1921. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Russian and Chinese colleagues standing in front of a train

    Politics and Government · Economy
    This photograph shows four Russian and Chinese colleagues of Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, standing in front of a train. They are two Chinese and two Russians. Dr. Wu worked with them while he was fighting plagues in China. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A portrait of Dr. Wu Lien-teh's friend, Shanghai, 1936

    Personalities · Arts
    This is a photograph of a portrait of a friend of Dr. Wu Lien-teh. This Chinese gentleman is in a suit. This was taken in Shanghai in 1936. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Organisation of people in plague times, 1911

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph shows a group of people in Harbin during plague times. The men and women, adults and children, are dressed in thick clothing and most have headgears with flaps protecting the ears. This was taken in the outdoors in 1911. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ng Lin Fatt and Dr. Wu Lien-teh

    Personalities
    This photograph shows Dr. Wu Lien-teh (right) and Mr. Ng Lin Fatt. A Penang-born physician, Dr. Wu is in a light-coloured suit with a tie while Mr. Ng is in a light-weight jacket over a collarless shirt. Both Chinese men are bespectacled. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Daven Chang-keng Wu with his family [1]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr Daven Chang-keng Wu and his family. Mr Wu is the eldest son of Dr Wu Lien-teh and Ruth Huang. Mr Wu and his two children are in Western-style clothing while his wife, Arlene Hsu Hsiu-Lin, is wearing a dark jacket over a cheongsam....
  • Children at the coal mines of Dalainor, circa 1921

    Geography and Travels
    This is a group photograph of a Chinese woman with eight Chinese children. One of the children is a baby carried by the woman. The remaining seven children are standing in a line in ascending height from left to right. The woman is standing behind the second shortest child. They...
  • Daven Chang-keng Wu with his family [2]

    Arts
    This is a group photograph of Mr Daven Chang-keng Wu and his family. Mr Wu is the eldest son of Dr Wu Lien-teh and Ruth Huang. Dressed in a suit and partially standing, Mr. Wu rests his right thigh on the arm rest of the chair that his wife, Arlene...
  • Chinese man in changshan

    Heritage and Culture · Arts
    This photograph shows a bald Chinese man in changshan, a traditional Chinese tunic worn by men. He is wearing a pair of round-framed glasses. He poses with an open fan using his right hand. Part of the door of a brick building can be seen in the background. Title devised...
  • Dr Wu Lien-teh with Russian workers at Manchouli, 1921

    Personalities · Economy
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, right front. This photograph shows Dr. Wu, a Penang-born physician, with some Chinese and Russian workers at Manchouli in 1921. The left sleeve of the uniform of one of the workers bears a Red Cross emblem. This was taken outside a brick building with a sign containing...
  • Chinese lady, with boy and girl, 1919 : group photograph

    Personalities · Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a G.R. Lambert & Co. photograph from 1919, of a Chinese woman seated, with her two children standing. They are wearing traditional clothing and are posing for the photograph in a garden. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    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.
    Reproduction Available
  • Father and son : two people

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    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...
    Reproduction Available