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  • Man rolling dough, 1979

    Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a man sitting by a table rolling most likely some dough. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Taoist priest, 1982 : profile

    Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1982 photograph show the side view of a Taoist priest. He is most probably performing a religious rites as he can be seen holding a piece of red paper with Chinese character on it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Five people by the window

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Personalities · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph is a close-up view of people standing by a window. Four young children (one of whom is only partially visible) and an adult are looking out of a window on the upper floor of a shophouse. Two of the young children are seated by the window with...
  • Wu Teh Yao memorial lectures : two people

    Education · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Prof. Edwin Thumboo with probably the speaker of the Wu Teh Yao memorial lectures. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wu Teh Yao memorial lectures : group photograph

    Education · Personalities · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of Prof. Edwin Thumboo with probably the speaker of the Wu Teh Yao memorial lectures and two other accompanying persons. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Formal dinner : group photograph

    Personalities · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows men in military ceremonial uniforms and suits seated at a table at a formal function. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Buddhist priest on visit aboard a ship at Mergui : front view

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Buddhist priest, dressed in a robe. The priest is on a ship, on his way for visitations, in Mergui, Burma. 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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  • A smart stewardess : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Transportation · Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Malayan Airways stewardess who is dressed in her sky-blue jacket and skirt with a soft white blouse. Malayan Airways was founded in 1937 and was renamed Malaysia Airways after independence in 1963. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as...
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  • On duty in Kuala Lumpur : full-length portrait

    Transportation · Personalities · Politics and Government · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh traffic policeman, dressed in a turban and a khaki uniform, posing while on duty. The policeman is standing on a pedestal, in the middle of the road. This was taken in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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  • Men sitting in a motorised vehicle [1919] : group photograph

    Transportation · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    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...
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  • Malay men, 1950s : two people

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    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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  • Quartermasters : two people

    Personalities · Organisations · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting two quartermasters, one aged and the other is young, posing for the photograph. Quartermasters are usually assigned to bridge watches and their main task is to steer the ship and carry out orders given by the Captain or watchkeeping officers. Digitized from an album...
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  • A young Tamby : general view

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a young Tamby (also known as peon) holding a set of documents in the Malayan Airways office at the Ocean Building. In the background, there is the… Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled...
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  • Booth for Nanyang University, 1950s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph has the stamped words "SINGAPORE INFORMATION SERVICES PHOTO. Please acknowledge source." on the back. It shows a group of people posing for a photograph under a "Nanyang University" signboard. They may be attending an exhibition or fair. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Buddhist priest and follower : two people

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of a Buddhist priest, dressed in a robe, with a Buddhist female follower seated next to him on a ship. Buddhist priests are highly respected in Burma due to the majority practising Buddhism as their religion. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Building fishing stakes : general view

    Personalities · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph of the seaside where there are several fishermen constructing fish stakes out of wood. Fish stakes are poles that are placed in shallow water to outline fishing areas. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD....
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  • Four men and horse-drawn carriage : group photograph

    Personalities · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows four men with a horse-drawn carriage in a forest. Three of the men are in Western style clothing while the other is in traditional ethnic costume. One of the men is sitting in the carriage and another is leaning against the big wheel of the carriage....
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  • Life is good when young : full-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a young Chinese toddler, dressed in Western clothes (overalls) and sandals, standing in the middle of a road in Malaya. 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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  • Malay fisherman, 1950s : headshot

    Personalities · Arts · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Malay fisherman which could have been taken while he was doing his job. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [2]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a half-length portrait of Mrs Lee Kip Lin, and three of her friends, taken at the grounds of Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese lady : profile

    Geography and Travels · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows a bespectacled Chinese lady, who is a friend of Mrs. Lee Kip Lin, at Changi Airport. She is wearing a dress and carries a shoulder bag. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [3]

    Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a full-length portrait of Mrs Lee Kip Lin, and four of her friends, taken at the grounds of Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mrs Lee Kip Lin and friends : group photograph [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Personalities · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows Mrs Lee Kip Lin, with two of her friends at Changi Airport. Title devised by Library staff.
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