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  • Street food stall at Boat Quay, 1953

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a street food stall or "native cafe" along the banks of Boay Quay, south of the Singapore River. Operating under a tent, the space is crammed with diners, a drink stall and a food peddler squatting over his wares. These stalls were later...
  • Fruit sellers at Changi Point, 1952

    Streets and Places · Economy · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows street vendors selling fruits under makeshift tents in Changi Point. Tall trees provide shade to the stacked-up and hanging fruits and highlight the lush greenery of the area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stalls at Changi Point

    Economy
    This photograph shows street stalls near the beach on Changi Point. The vendors are selling fruits under pushcart tents. A boy with his two baskets of wares is also seen on the left corner of the stalls. Big trees provide shade to the stalls, and the sea can be seen...
  • Bumboats along Singapore River

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photographs shows a number of bumboats on the banks of the Singapore River. Waterfront buildings rise above the banks including one which is under construction, and street vendors' tents are seen perching above the banks. G H Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch hangout at Battery Road, is also...