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  • Man at Tanjong Irau beach : single

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1981 photograph shows a man, standing at the beach of Tanjong Irau, looking through a pair of binoculars. Tanjong Irau no longer exists on the map of present day Singapore. Today, the area is probably at the northern coast of Singapore, overlooking the Johor Strait. Title devised by Library...
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  • Man sitting at five-foot way along Koon Seng Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a man, most probably a cobbler, sitting at a five-foot way along Koon Seng Road. Koon Seng Road is off Joo Chiat Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a group of people by the beach at Amber Road. They are either standing or sitting, two of them are swimming in the sea. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road beach, 1969 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a group of people by the beach at Amber Road. They are either standing or sitting, two of them are swimming in the sea. Some children can be seen playing with sand. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Men stacking firewood : general view [2]

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A photograph of three Chinese men stacking bundles of firewood near a jetty as there are several sails in the background of the picture. The firewood could be transported to be sold. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops". Part of a compiled...
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  • Man in traditional Indian attire : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture
    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.
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  • China Street Five-footway : close-up

    Streets and Places · Arts
    The 1992 photograph depicts the five-footway of a shophouse at China Street. A food stall with customers is visible in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Standing Malay man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    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.
  • Men sitting in a motorised vehicle [1919] : group photograph

    Transportation · Personalities
    This probably taken in 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with the handwritten words "This Zuzzie dream guys. Tm Zuzzie. O'DONNELL EVANS. Sunday outing to East Coast Road. SEAVIEW" on the front. It shows Captain J.B. Brown with other men sitting in a motorised vehicle. They appeared to be...
  • Gharry carriage, with natives, 1863 : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    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.
  • Malay men, 1950s : two people

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A [1950s] photograph of two Malay men, standing at the side of the road, wearing songkok and sarong (Cloth which is tightly tied around the waist). Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated....
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  • Oval group portrait of men in Vietnamese costume, 1863 : group photograph

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This 1863 studio photograph shows six Vietnamese men, with three seated and three standing. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Very much on duty : full-length portrait

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a uniformed sailor who is taking a nap, standing up, while on duty. 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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  • Street barber and customer

    Heritage and Culture
    This 1890s photograph shows a Chinese street barber tending to a Chinese male customer who is seated on a stool. Both men sport similar hairstyles with the front and sides of their heads shaven, and are barefoot. A police constable is seen standing, on the right of the photograph. Date...
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  • Malay master making the anchorage, 1950s : profile

    Personalities · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting the profile view of a Malay master making the anchorage. In the background, there is the Fullerton Building (now known as the Fullerton Hotel), which used to be the General Post Office building before it was completed in 1928, and Victoria Memorial Hall on...
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  • Seated Indian man with umbrella, 1863 : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    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.
  • Seated Chinese man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length protrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    The 1863 photograph depicts a Straits Chinese man, dressed in a traditional baju lok chuan, 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.
  • Man wearing a turban : full-length portrait

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities
    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...
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  • Men stacking firewood : general view [1]

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A photograph of three Chinese men stacking bundles of firewood near a jetty as there are several sails in the background of the picture. The firewood could be transported to be sold. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops"."Photographs by R.K. Tyers. Staff...
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  • Victuals for the voyage : top view

    Sports and Recreation · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing two Malayan workers in the midst of loading a woven basket, filled with goods, from the boat to the back of the lorry as another worker looks on. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS...
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  • Seated Chinese man with beret, 1863 : half-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    This 1863 studio photograph depicts a Straits Chinese man, wearing a beret and ethnic clothing. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor.
  • Turbaned Indian man in a Kurta, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    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.
  • Chinese men rowing a boat in 1905 : action

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Heritage and Culture
    This 1905 photograph has the handwritten words "Chinese in Malay boat. Singapore. 3.03. 1905" on the back. This photograph shows six Chinese men rowing a sampan, a canoe-like coastal craft propelled by oars. It is used for fishing and short range transportation.
  • Seated Indian man with umbrella, 1863 : full-length portrait

    Arts · Heritage and Culture
    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.