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  • 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.
  • A Sikh snake charmer : single

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Percy Hill Collection
    This photo negative shows a Sikh snake charmer, wearing a white turban, with a snake coiled around his neck. Some items are placed before him and there are baskets near him. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • A group of 9 men in a plantation : group photograph

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    A group of bare-chested men in native headgear, with some clad in loincloth, is photographed against the background of a plantation. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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.
  • An Indian man in front of an oil palm : front view

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photo negative shows a bare-bodied Indian man wearing a head cloth and a dhoti standing in front of an oil palm. He is holding a changkol in his right hand. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Malay kampong with four Malay men at a river bridge : general view

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Arts · Percy Hill Collection
    This photograph shows some Malay kampong houses along the river bank with a bridge of wooden planks leading to them. Three Malay men are seen standing on the bridge and another one is about to cross it. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A standing Indian lady : front view

    Heritage and Culture · Personalities · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows an Indian woman clad in a sari. She is barefoot and has bangles on her wrists. She appears to be posing for a photograph. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • An Indian man and boy : two people

    Personalities · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Percy Hill Collection
    This photonegative shows a bare-bodied Indian man clad in a white sarong carrying baskets on his head and a changkol on his left shoulder. Beside him is a bare-bodied boy also clad in an ankle length sarong which is rolled at the waist. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...