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  • Elderly lady burning hell notes in front of an altar in Craig Road during Hungry Ghost Festival, 1960s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly lady squatting in front of a fire. She is burning hell notes in front of an altar located between two rows of shophouses at Craig Road [乞立街]. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly lady in front of a large altar in Craig Road during Hungry Ghost Festival, 1960s [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly lady in front of a large altar in Craig Road [乞立街], during the Hungry Ghost festival. She is holding wads of hell notes. Partial view of the remains of a fire which was used to burn hell notes as offerings to the deceased can be...
  • Two elderly Chinese women at Teck Chye Terrace market, 1960s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows two elderly Chinese women in a market at Teck Chye Terrace with bananas in their hands. A cart, attached to a bicycle, is partially visible in the foreground. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly lady burning hell notes in front of an altar in Craig Road during Hungry Ghost Festival, 1960s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly lady squatting in front of a fire. She is burning hell notes in front of an altar located between two rows of shophouses at Craig Road [乞立街]. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elderly lady in front of a large altar in Craig Road during Hungry Ghost Festival, 1960s [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an elderly lady in front of a large altar in Craig Road [乞立街], during the Hungry Ghost festival. She is holding wads of hell notes. Partial view of the remains of a fire which was used to burn hell notes as offerings to the deceased can be...
  • Two people by the window

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “L 17 Nov 80 near Banda St.” This 1980 photograph shows an elderly woman and a boy standing by the window on the upper floor of a Chinatown shophouse. Laundry can be seen hanging on bamboo poles to dry. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tradition Chinese provision shop on Pulau Tekong, 1979

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a tradition Chinese provision shop “永妙生” on Pulau Tekong. An elder woman can be seen sitting at the entrance of the shop with a fan in her hand. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An elderly woman and six children at a street wayang, 1971

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows an elderly woman and six children watching a Chinese street opera (street wayang) at an open space. Title devised by Library staff.
  • An elderly lady : general view

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a street scene with people walking. An old Chinese lady, with her back bent double with age, walks towards the steps leading to a building. She is dressed in the traditional samfoo attire, with her hair tied up in a bun. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....
  • Old Malay woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Malay woman carrying a young child. In the album, the photographer inscribes below the picture "The past, age and wisdom with the future who doesn't know what its' all about". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY :...
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  • Old Chinese woman and child : two people

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Chinese woman sitting at the side of the road with a young child standing next to her, who could probably be her grandchild. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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  • Ah Kew : full-length portrait [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows an elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese outfit of long-sleeved shirt and pants, and a pair of Chinese slippers. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ah Kew : half-length portrait [2]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows a bespectacled elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese long-sleeved shirt. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ah Kew : half-length portrait [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows a bespectacled elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese long-sleeved shirt. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ah Kew : half-length portrait [3]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows a bespectacled elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese long-sleeved shirt. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ah Kew : full-length portrait [3]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows an elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese outfit of long-sleeved shirt and pants, and a pair of Chinese slippers. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kreta Ayer Complex, elderly ladies : group photograph

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1985 photograph shows five elderly ladies on the steps of the Kreta Ayer Complex (also known as Chinatown Complex), at Smith Street. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ah Kew : full-length portrait [1]

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows an elderly lady named Ah Kew, sitting on a chair and posing for a photograph against a louvre door. She is wearing a traditional Chinese outfit of long-sleeved shirt and pants, and a pair of Chinese slippers. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available