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  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [34]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a gentleman giving a speech on a stage at the National Library at Stamford Road. Mr. Yusof Ishak (right), Head of State, is one of the three gentlemen seated at the back of the stage....
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [2]

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows an Indian lady talking to a group of Indian children in a room. They are all seated, the lady facing the children who are in turn facing the photographer. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 2) [10]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 2) collection. It shows a three library users in the Tamil section in the library. A man is browsing a book at the bookshelves while two others are at the reading tables in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [25]

    Personalities · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of Queenstown Branch Library on 30 April 1970. The ceremony started at 8.15pm. This shows five men in Indian costume dancing on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [52]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows an Indian lady seated facing children, all Indians, seated in rows of chairs in a library. This is likely a storytelling session in Tamil. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 5) [11]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 5) collection. It shows a gentleman seated at a table and looking at a piece of rug which has been folded into half. An Indian lady is standing at the same table, looking at the same piece of rug. Title devised...
  • Indian couple, 1971

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows an Indian couple posing for a photo on their wedding day at a temple along South Bridge Road while others look on. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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
  • Man in traditional Indian attire : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a barefoot man in traditional Indian attire posing in a field. He is holding a small pot which is placed on a log of wood. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
    Reproduction Available
  • Standing Indian Sepoy, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Politics and Government · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph portrays an Indian soldier, known as Sepoy, standing upright for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
    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
  • Photograph of an Indian couple : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is an old photograph found in a house at McNair Road (Family portraits of Mr P.R.S Pandian of house No. 103). It is likely taken in early 20th century. The picture is a posed photograph is of an Indian male and Indian female. The Indian female is seated and...
    Reproduction Available
  • Seated Indian man with umbrella, 1863 : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph shows an Indian man, dressed in a traditional ethnic costume, seated for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
    Reproduction Available
  • Man wearing a turban : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows a jaga (watchman) posing outside a building. The barefoot man is dressed in traditional Indian attire, wearing a turban on his head and a cloth wrapped around his waist. He appears to be holding a bird in his left hand. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
    Reproduction Available
  • Indian woman carrying food on her head, 1950s : half-length

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an Indian woman carrying several branches of leaves on her head with a wicker basket on her right arm. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS...
    Reproduction Available
  • Turbaned Indian man in a Kurta, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 studio photograph shows an Indian man dressed in a Kurta, which is a traditional ethnic costume. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
    Reproduction Available
  • Oval portrait of two Sepoys, 1863 : front view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts a studio shoot of two Indian soldiers posing, with one standing and the other sitting. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
    Reproduction Available
  • Seated Indian man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph shows an Indian man, dressed in a traditional ethnic outfit called the dhoti, seated for a studio shoot. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
    Reproduction Available
  • Thatched kampong huts, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph illustrating a group of Indian children, in front of a village hut. 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
  • Chettiars : two people

    Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows two Chettiars, standing at a balcony. The two men are dressed in lungi with sashes draped across their bodies. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
    Reproduction Available
  • Indian breadman, 1983 : full length portrait [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows an Indian breadman, at Leicester Road. The man uses a bicycle (with a huge basket attached) to help him carry his goods. It was common for an Indian breadman to be dressed in a long sleeve shirt, a sarong and slippers during that period of time....
    Reproduction Available
  • Indian breadman, 1983 : full length portrait [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows an Indian breadman, at Leicester Road. The man uses a bicycle (with a huge basket attached) to help him carry his goods. It was common for an Indian breadman to be dressed in a long sleeve shirt, a sarong and slippers during that period of time....
    Reproduction Available