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  • Woman selling vegetables, 1960s

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese woman vegetable seller holding a bunch of tied-up vegetables. Standing in front of her, is another Chinese woman. Both women are wearing samfoos. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kacang puteh seller with a group of children, 1960s

    Transportation · Geography and Travels · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows an Indian kacang puteh seller with a group of children, standing around his cart which is full of bottles filled with nuts, preserves, sweets, and other goods. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sleeping street vendor at a tourist souvenir stand, 1960s

    Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a man sleeping on a raised platform at a souvenir stand. There are columns of postcards and other souvenirs such as bamboo umbrellas and straw hats. Photograph taken between 1960-1962. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese rojak hawker, 1961

    Transportation · Economy · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a Chinese rojak seller pushing his three-wheeled cart along a road. Besides the rojak ingredients, the push cart also has a clock. Across the road can be seen a billboard promoting the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's". Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fruit stall : general view

    Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1972 photograph shows a stall selling fruits such as peaches and Mandarin oranges. The stall is shaded under a large umbrella, and packets of peanuts can be seen hung on the umbrella with hooks. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese children and street hawkers [1]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several young Chinese schoolboys sitting on low stools eating food sold by a street hawker. They are dressed in school uniform, of white tunic and trousers with straw boater hat. Customers patronising another street hawker are also seen...
  • Chinese children and street hawkers [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows four young Chinese squatting down (in the foreground), eating food from street hawkers. A crowd of children are seen in the middle ground, with some of them dressed in school uniform and straw boater hats. A building with...
  • Vegetable seller at roadside

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a vegetable seller squatting by the roadside, in front of a row of shophouses. The vegetables are laid out for sale on several bamboo trays and baskets. A carrying pole used for transporting the vegetables is placed against...
  • Wooden clog seller at roadside

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows a wooden clog seller wearing a traditional conical hat, squatting by the roadside in front of a shophouse. Wooden clog bases are placed in two baskets on the ground, on either side of the vendor. A carrying pole...
  • Street hawkers at roadside

    Economy · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a pre-1914 photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows several street hawkers set up stall along a road, in front of a row shophouses. The street hawker (in the foreground) is barefoot and seated behind a round rattan ‘table’ with his wares, which appears to be a...