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  • Ocean Building, from Clifford Pier, 1950 : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1950s photograph showing the demolished second Ocean Building (completed 1923), in Collyer Quay and surrounding buildings taken from Clifford Pier. Several boats can be seen in the water. There have been four Ocean Buildings constructed in 1866, 1923, 1974 and 2010. It is now called the Ocean Financial Centre...
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  • Planting the shoots : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of two Malay women planting the paddy shoots at the field (or sawah in Malay). It seems like many are helping out to get the job done faster. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled...
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  • Chinese woman street vendor : front view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A photograph of an old Chinese woman street vendor sitting at the side of the road probably in Chinatown. She seems to be a fortune teller. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "Photographs by : R.K. Tyers. Staff Straits Steamship Co., Ltd. Singapore."
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  • Old Malay lady in a padi field : two people

    Geography and Travels · Nature and Environment · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of an old Malay lady with paddy shoots in her hands, helping her family with rice planting at the paddy field. Another female worker is partially seen in the picture. Both are dressed in traditional Malay attire, standing in the paddy field with skirts rolled...
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  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [3]

    Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf with piles and rows of charcoal in sacks waiting to be loaded. The wharf is in the Pasir Ris area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Operation Teakwood : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph capturing an elephant carrying a log of wood with its trunk while being ridden by its Indian handler. Behind them, are a few factories where the logs of timber are being kept. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K....
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  • Princess Elizabeth Park : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows a passageway along shops and eating places in the Princess Elizabeth Park, which is located at Hillview Avenue. The road mentioned is in the vicinity of Upper Bukit Timah Road. The houses in the area was built in 1951. Princess Elizabeth Park consists of Philip Walk,...
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  • Anamalai Avenue shop : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1993 photograph shows the exterior of a provision shop, located at Anamalai Avenue (near Bukit Timah Road). Anamalai was named after a place in Tamil Nadu, India. Most of the shops in the area have been demolished. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Temple Street building : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows a building, located at the south corner of Trengganu Street and Temple Street. The streets mentioned are part of the Chinatown Conservation Area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Pagoda Street, from overhead bridge : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1983 photograph shows Pagoda Street, from an overhead bridge. The street was named after the pagoda-like gopuram of Sri Mariamman Temple. Pagoda Street has been converted into a pedestrian mall, leading to the entrance of the Chinatown MRT. Title devised by Library staff.
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