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  • Arab street at corner of North Bridge Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Arab Street, at the corner of North Bridge Road. A push-cart selling drinks has been set up on the road. Shophouses can be seen on the side of the Road. Arab Street is located within Kampong Glam. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Thiam Siew Avenue, 1968 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Thiam Siew Avenue. A push cart can be been set up outside one of the private residences. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road, 1967 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a tree-lined Amber Road with some houses by the side of the road. A push cart can be been set up outside one of the house. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinatown shophouse, 1979 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows a shophouse in Chinatown. It has the sign “廣益洗衣” hanging on the wall outside of the shop. The owner of the shop most likely provides laundry services. Some vegetable sellers can be seen selling vegetables in front of the shophouse. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sago Street and Sago Lane in Chinatown, 1979 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1979 photograph shows an aerial view of Sago Street and Sago Lane in Chinatown with rows of shophouses and street vendors. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Pagoda Street, 1970 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1970 photograph shows rows of shophouses on both sides of Pagoda Street, in Chinatown. Street vendors can be seen setting up stores and selling their goods by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • All sorts of pau

    Streets and Places · Economy · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    Photographer’s annotation on slide: “All sorts of pau. D. 20 Mars 77 Sago St”. This 1977 photograph shows street vendors at Smith Street, in Chinatown. They are setting up their stores for business. On the left is a stall selling Chinese steamed buns (pao) from metal steamers. Shophouses can be...
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. Across the road are other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items to shoppers walking along the street. On...
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Chinese man talking to some roadside sellers who are hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. The man, a shopper, is seen clutching two birdcages. The Chinese women are wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun. They joined...
  • Kreta Ayer street scene, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows street vendors selling various products such as laterns and shoes to passer-bys in Kreta Ayer during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The street stalls are flanked by rows of shophouses on the sides. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows Chinese women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. They joined other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items along the street. In the background is a man...
  • Enjoying satay at the roadside : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a customer eating satay while sitting on a stool at a roadside. He is using the hawker's basket as a table. The hawker is attending to the other basket where sticks of satay are being grilled. The itinerant hawker would sling the two baskets between a pole...
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows two women wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun, hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. Across the road are other pedlars who eke out a living, selling sundries and other items. On the road are two trishaws. The...
  • Street hawkers at roadside, 1980s : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Chinese man talking to some roadside sellers who are hawking fruits and vegetables at a roadside market in Singapore. The man, a shopper, is seen clutching two birdcages. The Chinese women are wearing traditional samfoo attire, with their hair tied up in a bun. In the...
  • Hawker selling nuts : close-up

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows an itinerant hawker, commonly known as the "kacang putih" man, selling his wares to a customer. He sells mainly nuts which are scooped into a paper rolled up into a cone for his customers. No longer seen in Singapore, the hawker plies his trade by carrying the...
  • Spring Street, from Banda Street, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph depicts Spring Street, from Banda Street, on what looks like a busy day. Hawker stalls line both sides of the streets, manned by hawkers. People can also be seen walking along the street and an older woman dressed in a samfu is also strolling about. The street...
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  • Sungei Road, 1982 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph depicts Sungei Road, from Weld Road towards Arab Street. Sungei is Malay for "river", and the road is so-named as it runs along the banks of the Rochor River. The roads mentioned are near the Little India area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Chinese female street vendor, 1950s

    Geography and Travels · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
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  • Queen Street, 1978 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1978 photograph shows Queen Street. It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses, with street vendors plying their wares along the roadside on the right. To the left can be seen large baskets of fruits in front of some shophouses. Queen Street is named after Queen Victoria....
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  • Rochor Road, at Queen Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1978 photograph depicts Rochor Road, at Queen Street. Rochor Road is said to be named after the Malay word rochoh, which means "to mark out with a pointed stick". The roads mentioned are near Victoria Street. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sago Street, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Sago Street, from Banda Street corner (towards South Bridge Road). Sago Street is named for the sago factories located in the area during the 1840s. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Spring Street, from Banda Street, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph depicts Spring Street, from Banda Street. Two-storey shop houses can be seen on the left side of the road. Hawker stalls line both sides of the streets, manned by hawkers. An elderly woman dressed in a samfu selling vegetables with another sitting near her can be seen...
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  • Pasar Lane, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Pasar Lane, at Pitt Street corner. It shows a view of a street market with shophouses in the backgound, and open air stalls in the foreground. Pasar is Malay for "market". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sago Street, 1982 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Sago Street, from Banda Street corner (towards South Bridge Road). Sago Street is named for the sago factories located in the area during the 1840s. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available