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  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill with friend

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock , third son of the owner of the factory with a friend. Ng...
  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken between 1950 and 1953 this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock, third son of Ng Boon Huay (owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill),...
  • Son of owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill at back of lorry loaded with crates

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows Ng Siew Hock, third son of Ng Boon Huay (owner of Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill) at...
  • Four men at Hiap Chuan Joo sawmill

    Economy · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken in the 1950s this photograph shows four men in the factory. Crates are seen in the factory. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rexom Ngim and son standing in front of Bukit Timah Nature Reserve signboard

    Streets and Places · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. It shows Rexon Ngim and his young son. Mr Ngim is in a long-sleeved white shirt while his son is wearing a white t-shirt. They are posing in front of a signboard at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve....
  • Rompin Endau Expedition 1989

    Streets and Places · Nature Society (Singapore)
    This photograph is part of the collection of Malayan Nature Society group trip. The society visited Endau-Rompin National Park in Malaysia in 1989. This photograph shows a Chinese male member posing with a sign that reads "Rompin Endau Expedition 1989". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banana sellers around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy
    This photograph shows a street vendor weighing bananas probably in front of a shophouse. One man is seen inspecting a bunch of bananas. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Men working on boats at river bank, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some men working on their boats at the river bank. On the opposite side of the bank, rather hidden from view, is another man sitting and looking at the underside of his boat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Back alley around North Bridge Road and Hill Street vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a back alley. A man is seen standing next to a table on the left. Baskets, wooden cartons and bicycles are visible at the far end. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man at work, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a man squatting on the floor outside a shop with his back to the camera. He is seen spreading out what looks like nuts on a sheet on the ground to dry. There are large rattan baskets, boxes and containers outside the shop and some customers on...
  • Men working on boats at river bank, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows some men working on their boats at the river bank. On the opposite side of the bank, rather hidden from view, is another man sitting and looking at the underside of his boat. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A male worker painting signboard, 1970s

    Economy · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken in the late 1970s. It shows a male worker kneeling with one knee on the ground painting probably a signboard at Malabar Street. The board is seen leaned against the wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along Middle Road, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken in the late 1970s. It shows two shophouses along Middle Road. On the right is “Nanyang Photo Supply” and on the left is a book store, “Xing qi shu dian”. A man is seen walking pass the shop on the right and customers are visible...
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken in the late 1970s. It shows a man taking photograph for a little girl along the seaside promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk, at the Esplanade Park. A little boy and another person behind the man are looking at the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Jetty at Sembawang, 1970s

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken in the late 1970s. It shows two men and some boys standing on a jetty at Sembawang. The jetty is link to the shore with a tiny wooden board. A boy is seen jumping off the jetty. Boats moored in the water and a man...
  • Peddler at Kreta Ayer, 2002 [3]

    Economy · Chin, LY
    This 2002 photograph shows a peddler seated on the floor with his items spread out on his trishaw and on the ground for sale. Three men can be seen sitting on benches behind him. A shop selling household items is visible in the background. This peddler used to sell cassettes...
  • Coffee shop along Malabar Street, 1970s

    Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken in the late 1970s. It shows four men having beer at an outdoor eating area of a coffee shop located outside the Singapore Registered Dentists’ Association along Malabar Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Peddler at Kreta Ayer, 2002 [2]

    Economy · Chin, LY
    This 2002 photograph shows a peddler seated on the floor with his items spread out on his trishaw and on the ground for sale. A man can be seen sitting on a bench behind him. This peddler used to sell cassettes and vinyl records of old Mandarin songs from the...
  • Demolished house in Nee Soon village, 1991 [2]

    Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows a demolished house located at the old Nee Soon village. The site is due for development. A man carrying a gas tank coming out from the abandoned house is visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A man pulling a cart, 1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Economy · Chin, LY
    This is a photograph taken in the late 1970s. It shows a man pulling a two-wheeled cart along Malabar Street. The Singapore Registered Dentists’ Association can be seen in the background. A street drink stall is visible on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cane baskets on fire under a bumboat, 1960s

    Events · Sports and Recreation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a number of cane baskets on fire besides the rudder of a bumboat at the East Coast area. A man on the boat is probably trying to move the boat away from the fire. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.