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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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  • Harvesting the crop : front view of a farmer

    Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of a Malay woman harvesting the grown rice crops. She is holding a sickle in her hand, sabit in Malay, and gathering the harvest in bundles. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with...
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  • Chinese woman street vendor : front view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of an old Chinese woman street vendor sitting at the side of the road probably in Chinatown. She seems to be a fortune teller. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore."
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  • Malay boy : profile

    Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of a Malay boy wearing a songkok, sitting by the river, looking into the distance. He seems to be waiting for a sampan according to the description in the album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship...
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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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  • Gharry carriage, with natives, 1863 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1863 photograph showing a scene of a market place, with a horse drawn gharry carriage. A group of native men are standing in front of the carriage. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • Old Malay woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Malay woman carrying a young child. In the album, the photographer inscribes below the picture "The past, age and wisdom with the future who doesn't know what its' all about". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY :...
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  • Oval portrait of Malay gentlemen, 1863 : two people

    Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 oval photograph shows two Malay men dressed in ethnic costumes (Baju kurung). They are posing beside a table, in a studio environment. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
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  • Life is good when young : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a young Chinese toddler, dressed in Western clothes (overalls) and sandals, standing in the middle of a road in Malaya. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album....
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  • Princess Ann Hill resident : front view

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1993 photograph of a young Chinese boy, a resident of Princess Ann Hill. Princess Ann Hill was part of the Princess Elizabeth Estate.Title devised by Library staff
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