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  • Dayak

    Heritage and Culture
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of three Dayak men, wearing traditional attire and feathered headgears. Each man is holding a shield in his left hand, and a spear in his right hand. Behind them is an area of tall grass and trees. The word "Dayak"...
  • Greetings from Singapore - A group of natives

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of several Indian men and boys wearing loincloths and turbans, and a girl in a sari. One of the men is holding a pole in the air. At the other end of the pole is a man holding a gymnastic...
  • Singapore, wild Sakey

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of a Sakai girl. She is wearing a skirt made of leaves and no top. She is photographed against a jungle backdrop. The words "Singapore. Wild Sakey" are printed at bottom-left corner of the postcard. The back of the postcard...
  • Mrs Wu Lien-teh (Huang Shu-chiung) in Chinese opera costume, Peking

    Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows Mrs. Wu Lien-teh (Huang Shu-chiung) as a young lady in Chinese opera costume. Her hair is parted in the centre. Posing for the camera she stands with her left hand on her rear. Her right hand is on a partially-drawn curtain behind which are wooden doors with...
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, stall : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling traditional Malay costumes, as well as curtains, at a bazaar in Geylang Serai. The bazaar is held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall selling traditional Malay costumes at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall selling traditional Malay costumes at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [5]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling clothing, at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a close-up of a clothing stall. It shows a view of several black "songkoks" at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [4]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a clothing stall selling traditional Malay costumes at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai bazaar, clothing stall : general view [6]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows a stall selling footwear and women's clothing at a bazaar in Geylang Serai, held during the fasting month of Ramadan. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panglima Prang, ancestral portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph features an ancestral portrait of a seated Chinese man wearing traditional clothing in an ornate photo frame. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese bride in traditional costume, 1972

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a Chinese bride dressed in tradition wedding costume sitting on a chair posing for a photo with another lady in Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. Across the road are other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items to shoppers walking along the street. On...
  • Pavilion by a lake : general view

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, five women in their traditional attire are walking around a pavilion. Above, the arching trees naturally shed their leaves during the autumn season. This scene is reflected on the peaceful water of a lake. TItle devised by Library staff.
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Chinese man talking to some roadside sellers who are hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. The man, a shopper, is seen clutching two birdcages. The Chinese women are wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun. They joined...
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Chinese women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. They joined other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items along the street. In the background is a man...
  • Teachers of the Tai Keou School, 1960s : group photograph

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Education
    This is a photograph of a group of teachers from Tai Keou School (now Da Qiao Primary School). Several of them are looking nice and elegant, wearing the classic cheongsam. The school originated in 1936 as a Chinese-medium public school to serve the education needs of the community. Donated by...
  • Women in samfoos, 1973 : two people

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels
    This is a photograph of two Chinese women in samfoos, standing outside a shop in Joo Chiat market. Photograph donated by Teng Hwee Tiang and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_622. Reviewed PSH (CE) 2014-02-19.
  • Sari materials : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a close-up on some colourful, patterned materials for making saris, fanned out and hung from the ceiling of one textile shop in Little India. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay boy in front of some palm trees : front view

    Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph taken of a Malay boy clad in a sarong, posing in front of a tall palm tree. In the background, another palm tree together with some other trees, are seen growing on a grassy slope. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fancy dress farewell party, 1951 : group photograph [1]

    Events · Heritage and Culture
    This is a group of people posing for a photograph, with some dressed creatively in fancy dress, at a farewell party. Donated by Lan B. Giok and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_662. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Price board : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph is a close-up of a price board for colourful bangles, with slightly mangled grammar. It states that a set of bangles is selling at S$10, while two sets retail at S$15. Title devised by Library staff.