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  • Sikh policeman, 1900s : full-length portrait

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This photograph shows a Sikh policeman standing on a concrete drum, in the middle of intersecting roads. He is wearing gloves to direct the traffic, before the installation of traffic lights in Singapore. A man on a bicycle is waiting to cross the road in the background. There is a...
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  • Sikh security guard, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Arts · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh man reading a newspaper at the entrance of a building. He is probably the security guard there. Many of the early Sikhs in Singapore were either watchmen, policemen or dairy farmers. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as...
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  • Sikh man at Haw Par Villa, 1950s : full-length portrait

    Sports and Recreation · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of a Sikh man posing next to a statue in front of Haw Par Villa also known as Tiger Balm Gardens. It is an oriental theme park located off Pasir Panjang Road. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters...
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