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  • Ocean Building, from Clifford Pier, 1950 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph showing the demolished second Ocean Building (completed 1923), in Collyer Quay and surrounding buildings taken from Clifford Pier. Several boats can be seen in the water. There have been four Ocean Buildings constructed in 1866, 1923, 1974 and 2010. It is now called the Ocean Financial Centre...
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  • Planting the shoots : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of two Malay women planting the paddy shoots at the field (or sawah in Malay). It seems like many are helping out to get the job done faster. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled...
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  • Changi River : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf, located in the Pasir Ris area, with piles of charcoal waiting to be loaded. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Changi River : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Old Malay lady in a padi field : two people

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Malay lady with paddy shoots in her hands, helping her family with rice planting at the paddy field. Another female worker is partially seen in the picture. Both are dressed in traditional Malay attire, standing in the paddy field with skirts rolled...
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  • Changi River : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Empire Colne re-named the Katong : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph shows the ship, Empire Colne sailing across the sea in Singapore. Empire Colne was a cargo ship that was built in 1944 which was later renamed Katong after being sold to Singapore. She was then sold in 1971 and renamed Greengate and then renamed Ever Glory in...
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  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [3]

    Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf with piles and rows of charcoal in sacks waiting to be loaded. The wharf is in the Pasir Ris area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Spring Street, from Banda Street, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Spring Street, from Banda Street, on what looks like a busy day. Hawker stalls line both sides of the streets, manned by hawkers. People can also be seen walking along the street and an older woman dressed in a samfu is also strolling about. The street...
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of an old Malay man ploughing the field. He looks like he has been doing it for years and is wizened with experience. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [3]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of a Malay man ploughing the mud using a buffalo to get it ready for sowing. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Title transcribed from album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Malay master making the anchorage, 1950s : profile

    Personalities · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting the profile view of a Malay master making the anchorage. In the background, there is the Fullerton Building (now known as the Fullerton Hotel), which used to be the General Post Office building before it was completed in 1928, and Victoria Memorial Hall on...
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  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf, located in the Pasir Ris area, with piles of charcoal waiting to be loaded. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Street scene in Banjoewangi : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a busy street in Banjoewangi (now Banyuwangi) that is lined with trees. There are several women with baskets on their heads. Several street hawkers can also be seen on the street. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
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  • Spring Street, from Banda Street, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph depicts Spring Street, from Banda Street. Two-storey shop houses can be seen on the left side of the road. Hawker stalls line both sides of the streets, manned by hawkers. An elderly woman dressed in a samfu selling vegetables with another sitting near her can be seen...
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  • Lorong Halus, river, 1992 : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a view of a river at Lorong Halus from the Charcoal Ship Wharf located in the Pasir Ris area. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Pasar Lane, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Pasar Lane, at Pitt Street corner. It shows a view of a street market with shophouses in the backgound, and open air stalls in the foreground. Pasar is Malay for "market". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf, 1992 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf and small ships docking in a river in Lorong Halus, located in the Pasir Ris area. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cane baskets : general view

    Economy · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of several cane baskets where the round baskets with narrow necks on the bottom right of the photograph is used to transport chickens in the past. Digitized from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops. Part of a compiled album,...
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a young Malay man using a buffalo to plough the paddy field for it to be ready to plant the shoots. Digitized from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Booth for surgical equipment, 1950s : group photograph

    Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph has the stamped words "SINGAPORE INFORMATION SERVICES PHOTO. Please acknowledge source." on the back. It shows a group of people crowded around the booth for surgical equipment. They may be attending an exhibition or fair. Date of creation estimated.
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  • No ship chandler puts anything across this man : general view

    Organisations · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a bespectacled Chinese ship chandler, observing a leg of meat, while another Chinese sailor looks on. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY :...
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  • No effort at all : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing an elephant carrying a log of timber while being ridden by its Indian handler. Behind them, there are three factories where the logs of timber are being kept. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS...
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