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  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : general view

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This seminar is organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero: A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979". Two men...
  • Rubber trees : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a rubber plantation with the focus on the trunks of rubber trees which have been tapped for latex. One gives a close view of the skilful, even cuts made in the bark to make the latex flow. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A rubber plantation : general view [2]

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    A negative of a photo taken of a rubber plantation full of rubber trees. In the distance, there are two men, who looks as if they are tapping the rubber from the rubber trees. The photo may have been taken amongst trees as there are branches with leaves in the...
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : close-up

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This is a seminar organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero : A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979"....
  • Painter at a construction site : profile [1]

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a worker painting the exterior wall of a structure at a construction site. The young man is using a paint roller, attached to an extension pole, to give it the best finish. Next to him is a bucket of paint for the paint job. Physical dimensions of...
  • Rubber production : general view

    Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a process in the production of rubber for commercial uses. Three men are seen flattening rubber sheets through rolling machines in a shed with zinc walls and ceiling. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A rubber plantation : general view [3]

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a mature rubber plantation. A tree has either fallen on the ground or been felled. A man in a suit is seated on a log. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated
  • Painter at a construction site : profile [2]

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a worker painting the exterior wall of a structure at a construction site. The young man is using a paint roller, attached to an extension pole, to give it the best finish. Next to him is a bucket of paint for the paint job. Physical dimensions of...
  • Workers at a construction site : rear view

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows two workers wearing industrial safety helmets, at a construction site. One of them is painting the exterior wall of a structure, using a paint roller that is attached to an extension pole. Next to them is a bucket of paint. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....
  • Rubber sheets drying : general view

    Economy · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a stage in the rubber industry and trade. Rubber sheets need to be dried before they are ready for packing and export. A man is seen sitting on the floor probably making rubber rolls. Many rubber sheets are hanging from the ceiling to dry them. Title devised...
  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • Rubber tapping : general view [2]

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an Indian plantation worker tapping a rubber tree. The V-shaped cuts in the bark ensure that the latex flows down to the cup at the bottom where it can later be collected. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • Sugar Industry of Singapore Ltd. : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This picture shows the rooftops of some factory buildings. On one of them, the words "Sugar Industry of Singapore Ltd" can be clearly seen. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rubber tapping : general view [1]

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows the back view of a man bending over to tap a rubber tree or possibly collecting the latex from an earlier tapping. No date of creation provided. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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.
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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...
    Reproduction Available
  • 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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