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  • Two Indian workers by fruit stall, 1863 : two people

    Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph depicting two Indian men, in front of a fruit stall. 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.
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  • The Chinese mine : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese tin mine. Digitized from an album page containing seven photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Title...
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the exterior of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library...
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  • Indian fishermen, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing several Indian fishermen dragging some fishing nets, on a beach. Coconut trees can be seen in the background. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Factories in the 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows factories and warehouses, in an industrial area. There seems to be a canal in the middle of the photograph, as well as low-rise buildings on the left-hand side. Date of creation estimated.
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  • The European mechanical mine : close-up

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a close-up view of a European mechanical mine where the tin is being sorted out from the water. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • A tin dredge near Kuala Lumpur : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a tin mining factory overlooking a lake. The factory seems to be discharging its waste into the lake. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Kallang Gas Works, 1960s : general view

    Economy · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows Kallang Gas Works, amidst factories and warehouses. In 1862, Kallang Gas Works was built to supply the first piped gas in Singapore to enable street lighting. It was opened to the public for the first time on 26 March 1998, before it was demolished. Title devised...
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  • Coffee plantation workers, Sumatra, in the 1890s : general view

    Economy · Lambert, G. R. · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows a view, probably of a coffee plantation in Sumatra, Indonesia. Barefoot men, some wearing sarongs, are carrying rattan baskets and picking coffee beans. Though not taken in Singapore, this image has been added as it forms part of the Lee Kip...
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Saw mills, Tanjong Putrie, Johor, 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph has the printed words "Saw Mills, Tanjong Putrie. Johore." on the front. It shows workers at the saw mills in Tanjong Putrie, Johor. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Jalan Besar no. 254 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows shophouse no. 254 Jalan Besar, opposite New World Park. The two-storey shophouse has a façade which features plaster mouldings, tiled pilasters, and tiled panels below the upper floor windows. "Modern Photo Studio" occupies the premises on the ground floor. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Rubber tapping, 1950s : close-up

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the bark of a rubber tree where the bark has been cut diagonally so that the sap of the tree would trickle down and collect in a small bowl below it. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining...
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  • Tropical plantation, 1900s : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1900s photograph shows a house, in the middle of a tropical plantation. A pavilion can be seen on the right side of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [5]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pepys Road factory, 1984 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a factory (Old Government Chandu Factory now occupied by Intraco), located at Pepys Road. The road mentioned is named after Johore General Advisor Walter Evelyn Pepys, and is located off Pasir Panjang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pepys Road factory, 1984 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a factory (Old Government Chandu Factory now occupied by Intraco), located at Pepys Road. The road mentioned is named after Johore General Advisor Walter Evelyn Pepys, and is located off Pasir Panjang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pepys Road factory, 1984 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a factory (Old Government Chandu Factory now occupied by Intraco), located at Pepys Road. The road mentioned is named after Johore General Advisor Walter Evelyn Pepys, and is located off Pasir Panjang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Pepys Road factory, 1984 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a factory (Old Government Chandu Factory now occupied by Intraco), located at Pepys Road. The road mentioned is named after Johore General Advisor Walter Evelyn Pepys, and is located off Pasir Panjang Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available