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  • Men selling firewood : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of two Chinese men selling firewood. The firewood has been stacked and tied in bundles. It is a very important necessity in households as it is needed to do things such as starting a fire, and cooking. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs...
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  • Lantern-making, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman making lanterns to be sold. However, this trade no longer exists in Singapore and is now a vanished trade. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of...
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  • Bugis seaman making lanterns : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman making lanterns to be sold. However, this trade no longer exists in Singapore and is now a vanished trade. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library...
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