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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...
  • 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.
  • Kelantan Lane at Sungei Road, 1987 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a view of shophouses along Kelantan Lane at Sungei Road. One sign board reads: Chung Yang Rubber Works Pte Ltd. Next to it is Swiss Seah Department Store. People are seen browsing as they move along the street. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong and...
  • Indian stall selling mutton soup, 1960s : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Economy
    This is a 1960s photograph of an Indian man selling mutton soup. The stall has a signboard that reads: 'A. Samad'. Numerous food stalls such as this were set up by the island's myriad hawkers in front of shophouses and along five-foot ways, offering a variety of succulent dishes. Photograph...
  • Street vendor in Havelock Road, 1947 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This is a photograph of a street vendor, sitting by a pillar outside a coffee shop, in Havelock Road. The Chinese words on the pillar depicts sale of western tea in the coffee shop. Havelock Road was also known as 'Kong Chioh Koi' in Hokkien meaning 'stone-breaking street'. Stone breaking...
  • 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.
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  • Singapore market scene, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    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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  • Weld Road, 1982 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Weld Road, at Larut Road corner. It shows a view of a street with shophouse buildings along the left side, and street vendors' stalls in the left foreground. Weld Road is named after Sir Frederick Weld, who was Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1880 to...
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  • Tras Street, towards Wallich Street : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Tras Street, towards Wallich Street. It shows a view of a street with shophouses along both sides. There are food vendors situated at the front of the shophouses on the left, with their carts and seating areas for customers. Tras Street is named after the Malayan...
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  • Victoria Street, with Albert Street : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1978 photograph depicts the eastern side of Victoria Street, with Albert Street on the left. Rows of shophouse buildings line one side of the street. Street vendors' stalls can be seen in the left foreground. Victoria Street is named after Queen Victoria. Title devised by Library staff.
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