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  • The police boat alongside a sailboat : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a Malayan police boat, alongside a sailboat. A man wearing a beret is sitting casually inside the boat. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Standing Malay man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1893 photograph shows a Malay man dressed in a traditional Malay costume, posing with an umbrella 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
  • Attendants playing checkers while their Tuan's at work : group photograph

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    Reproduction Available
  • Traveller's palm, 1863 : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1863 photograph depicts a shot of a Travellers' palm, also known scientifically as Ravenala madagascariensis, located at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Underneath the palm tree, four Malay men are resting. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information...
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  • The morning bath : aeriel view

    Nature and Environment · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a scene at a waterfall where a Malayan woman is enjoying her morning bath while another woman is drying off. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
    Reproduction Available
  • Tastes pretty good : full-length protrait

    Arts · Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a hungry and aged Malayan sailor enjoying his plate of rice during his meal time, while sitting cross-legged. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album.
    Reproduction Available
  • At Kallang Airport : full-length portrait

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph depicting a fully uniformed Malay porter at the Kallang Airport, Singapore's first international airport, posing for the photographer. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Title transcribed...
    Reproduction Available
  • Procession to celebrate Prophet Muhammad's birthday [3]

    Kemp, Jack
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows a group of Malay men and children wearing a uniform-coloured baju kurung standing at an open field with kompang in their hands waiting to participate in the procession that marks the Prophet Muhammad's birthday. Title devised...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [44]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of five Malay girls in their traditional costumes dancing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [45]

    Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a Malay lady on the stage with a young boy. This is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [46]

    Arts · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of five Malay girls in their traditional costumes dancing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [43]

    Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a group of young Malays in their traditional costumes singing on the stage. The performance is part of the programme for "Malam Burdaya". Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [68]

    Arts
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows five Malay men and women on the stage. All are seated at a table except for one long-haired lady. This seems to be a scene from a play. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [13]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It shows a Malay lady telling a story to a group of Malay children in a room in library. Some of the children are seated on a carpet on the floor. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [24]

    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 two young couples in traditional Malay costume dancing on the stage. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay/Muslim organisations' tribute to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi, 2002 [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This photograph shows guests watching a performance at a tribute event called "Majlis Menjunjung Budi", held on 25 May 2002 at Pan Pacific Hotel. The event was organised by various Malay/Muslim organisations to pay tribute to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi. Seated at the round table are Mr Yatiman Yusof (first from...
  • Malay/Muslim organisations' tribute to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi, 2002 [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Events
    This photograph shows Mr Yaacob Ibrahim (second from left) presenting a memento to Mr Abdullah Tarmugi (second from right), at a tribute event held on 25 May 2002 at Pan Pacific Hotel. Standing on Mr Abdullah Tarmugi's right is Haji Wan Hussin bin Haji Zoohri. The event was organised by...
  • Malay man chopping wood, with some Malay boys looking on : general view

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a photograph showing a Malay man chopping wood, watched by two boys. In the background, several more men and smoke from a cooking fire in an attap shelter can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Three different types of headgear : front view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This is an interesting photograph showing three males in different types of headgear. The man seated on the grass is a hawker who wears a skull cap. In front of him on his left are his basket of food and a pail. On his right is a smiling Malay boy...
  • 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.
  • Nine children squatting on a bridge : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    Shown in this photograph are nine naked Malay children squatting on a wooden bridge. Some are hugging themselves probably to keep warm. Behind them is a mountain. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Three Malay boys sitting beside the river in a kampong : group photograph

    Arts · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph shows a picturesque scene of attap houses built on stilts on the banks of a river. In the centre of the photograph, three Malay boys are seen sitting casually on a rock, while to the right, several boats can be seen on the river. Title devised by Library...
  • Group of Malays : group photograph

    Personalities · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This is a group photograph of some Malay men, women and children with coconut trees in the background. In the front are two young boys in red sarongs. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Malay men cooking under a shelter : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Percy Hill Collection
    Against a backdrop of tall coconut trees, several Malay men clad in songkok and sarong, are photographed cooking in a makeshift shelter with a thatched roof. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.