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  • Two Indian workers by fruit stall, 1863 : two people

    Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph depicting two Indian men, in front of a fruit stall. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sixth Avenue kampong : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a kampong at Sixth Avenue, opposite Namly Avenue and Namly Gardens. It shows several wooden huts, one of which is a shop. In the background can be seen some brick houses. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Scene at a marketplace : group photograph

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of Malay women at the market, looking at the fishes in the basket. They seem to be checking and trying to pick the best one from the basket. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part of a...
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  • Dispensary on Hastings Road : exterior

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Lanka Dispensary on Hastings Road, at Serangoon Road corner. The roads mentioned are in the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kelantan Road, from Pasar Lane : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kelantan Road, from Pasar Lane towards Sungei Road and Rochor Canal. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sixth Avenue kampong : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a kampong at Sixth Avenue, opposite Namly Avenue and Namly Gardens. It shows several wooden huts, one of which is a shop. In the background can be seen the roofs of brick houses. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • North Bridge Road shophouse building, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a three-storey shophouse building at the corner of North Bridge Road and Bras Basah Road. It shows a view of the building's façade with signs indicating the businesses that operate from the building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Men selling firewood : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of two Chinese men selling firewood. The firewood has been stacked and tied in bundles. It is a very important necessity in households as it is needed to do things such as starting a fire, and cooking. Digitised from an album page containing 5 photographs...
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  • Cane baskets : general view

    Economy · Arts · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of several cane baskets where the round baskets with narrow necks on the bottom right of the photograph is used to transport chickens in the past. Digitized from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops. Part of a compiled album,...
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  • Kelantan Road, from Pasar Lane : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kelantan Road, from Pasar Lane towards Sungei Road and Rochor Canal. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • New Market Road building : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a two-storey building at New Market Road. The building, which has the date 1921 on its roof façade, consists of three shophouse units. The ground floor is occupied by retail stores. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Singapore market scene, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of the Singapore Marketplace where there are many street vendors who are selling vegetables and other items by the side of the road. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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  • Chinese lady selling dried prawns : half-length portrait

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Chinese lady squatting, holding a woven basket full of her goods which she wants to sell. It is revealed in the caption that she is selling dried prawns. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part...
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  • Cane basket shops : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of shophouses selling cane baskets. The long nose-shaped baskets located on the far right of the picture are usually used to transport pigs. Digitized from an album page containing 5 photographs described collectively as "Cane Basket shops". Part of a compiled album, with a label...
    Reproduction Available
  • Sixth Avenue kampong : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a kampong at Sixth Avenue, opposite Namly Avenue and Namly Gardens. It shows several wooden huts, one of which is a shop. In the background can be seen some brick houses. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Lorong 34 Geylang shophouse : side view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph showing a side view of a shophouse at Lorong 34 Geylang. There is a shop at the lower floor of the two-storey shophouse displaying goods along the five-foot way. The road sign bearing the road name is mounted on the side of the shophouse. Title...
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  • Upper Changi Road, 1983 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows Upper Changi Road, from Bedok Road. It shows a view of shops housed in single-storey, zinc-roofed buildings along Upper Changi Road. Most of the buildings located in this area have been demolished to make way for bungalow houses. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kelantan Road, from Pasar Lane : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Kelantan Road, from Pasar Lane towards Sungei Road and Rochor Canal. Located in the Jalan Besar area, Kelantan Road is named after Kelantan state in Malaya. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Syed Alwi Road no. 63 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a shophouse at no. 63 Syed Alwi Road. The façade of the two-storey shophouse is decorated with plaster mouldings and cornices. The upper floor features a French window in the centre flanked by two circular windows decorated with plaster mouldings. Canvas sheets hang from the ceiling...
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  • Jalan Besar no. 88 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a shophouse at no. 88 Jalan Besar. The two-storey shophouse features a slate roof, and French windows with timber louvred shutters on the upper floor. A retail shop and a coffee shop occupy the ground floor of the shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar shophouse, at Sam Leong Road corner : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows the exterior of a Jalan Besar shophouse (dated 1930), at Sam Leong Road corner. The three-storey shophouse features French windows with timber louvred shutters on the upper floors, and a pillared five-foot way on the ground floor. "Wong Hiap Guan Coffee Shop" occupies the unit on...
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  • Jalan Besar, at Pitt Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows Jalan Besar, at Pitt Street corner. It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses, with market stalls under tarpaulin sheets in the left foreground. Jalan Besar means "big or wide road" in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar shophouse, at Petain Road corner : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a shophouse at Jalan Besar (at Petain Road corner). The upper floor façade of the two-storey shophouse features plaster mouldings, tiled pilasters, and tiled panels under the windows. The lower floor of the shophouse houses several businesses including a coffee shop and a "Yokohama" tyre shop....
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  • Syed Alwi Road shop : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a shop on Syed Alwi Road (on Maude Road side of Jalan Besar). It shows a view of a shop housed in a two-storey shophouse building at the corner of two roads. Syed Alwi Road is named after Syed Allie bin Mohamed Al Junied (1814 -...
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