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  • To cool off, between times : general view

    Nature and Environment · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two elephants, being ridden by Indian handlers, moving towards the sea to cool off after a hard day's work of logging. There is a boat on the left side. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff...
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  • Boy and calf : full-length portrait

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of an Indian boy standing inside a cow pen next to his calf. It was taken from a dairy farm located in Cameron Highlands, located at the north-western tip of Pahang in Malaysia. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS....
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  • Elephant carrying a piece of wood : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This 1950s photograph shows a close-up view of an elephant carrying a piece of wood with its trunk. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • Bull on ship : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a few Malayan cargo ship sailors who are attempting to remove the ropes and cloth around the bull, after hoisting it onto the ship, in the middle of a makeshift barn filled with hay. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS...
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  • An elephant at work

    Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph showing an elephant carrying a log of timber while being ridden by its Indian handler, in front of a huge pile of freshly-cut wood. Behind them, there is a wooden shack. The shot was taken from a heightened point of piles of wood. Part of a compiled...
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  • Being trained in the art : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph capturing an elephant being ridden by its Indian handler. Elephants were commonly used at work to lift heavy equipments in the past. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date...
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  • Farm scene in the 1900s : general view

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This early 20th century photograph shows a sprawling pasture, with horses grazing peacefully. There are trees along the perimeter of the pasture, and misty hills in the distance. An arched doorway can also be seen in the middle of the photograph. Date of creation estimated.
  • Horse and carriage, in front of the Town Hall, 1863 : general view

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment
    This 1863 photograph depicts a horse carriage of a British man parked in front of the Town Hall. The Town Hall is now known as the Victoria Concert Hall (since 1905). The image was digitised from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information...
  • Pigs in Cameron Highlands, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Nature and Environment · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph of seveal pigs in their pen taken from an Experimental Agriculture Station in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. The Experimental Station has been located there since the mid-1930s, opened by the Department of Agriculture, Straits and Federated Malay states. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS...
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  • No effort at all : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing an elephant carrying a log of timber while being ridden by its Indian handler. Behind them, there are three factories where the logs of timber are being kept. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS...
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