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  • Two Indian workers by fruit stall, 1863 : two people

    Economy · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1863 photograph depicting two Indian men, in front of a fruit stall. The image was digitized from a Sachtler & Co. album entitled "Views and types of Singapore, 1863". Title information from donor. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Changi River : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Workers weighing bananas : group photograph

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a boat where several busy men are weighing bananas which are located beside a few woven baskets. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album....
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  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf, located in the Pasir Ris area, with piles of charcoal waiting to be loaded. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Changi River : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Changi River : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Nature and Environment · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph depicts many small boats docking in Changi River from the bridge at Telok Paku Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Scene at a marketplace : group photograph

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph of Malay women at the market, looking at the fishes in the basket. They seem to be checking and trying to pick the best one from the basket. Digitized from an album page containing 3 photographs described collectively as "Singapore Market Scenes". Part of a...
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  • The Chinese mine : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a Chinese tin mine. Digitized from an album page containing seven photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Title...
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  • Empire Colne re-named the Katong : general view

    Transportation · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph shows the ship, Empire Colne sailing across the sea in Singapore. Empire Colne was a cargo ship that was built in 1944 which was later renamed Katong after being sold to Singapore. She was then sold in 1971 and renamed Greengate and then renamed Ever Glory in...
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : side view [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [2]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of an old Malay man ploughing the field. He looks like he has been doing it for years and is wizened with experience. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Part of a compiled album, with a label...
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  • Elephant carrying a piece of wood : close-up

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1950s photograph shows a close-up view of an elephant carrying a piece of wood with its trunk. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Title transcribed from album. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the exterior of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library...
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  • Indian fishermen, 1950s : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing several Indian fishermen dragging some fishing nets, on a beach. Coconut trees can be seen in the background. Digitised from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Indian characters in Singapore". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Factories in the 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows factories and warehouses, in an industrial area. There seems to be a canal in the middle of the photograph, as well as low-rise buildings on the left-hand side. Date of creation estimated.
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  • Ploughing the field, 1950s : full-length portrait [3]

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A [1950s] photograph of a Malay man ploughing the mud using a buffalo to get it ready for sowing. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Life in a Paddy field". Title transcribed from album. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • The European mechanical mine : close-up

    Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a close-up view of a European mechanical mine where the tin is being sorted out from the water. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
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  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1982 photograph shows the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company factory, located at Kallang Road (between Sir Arthur's Bridge and old Airport gate). The Kallang area is believed to be named after the "orang biduanda kallang", sea gypsies who lived in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Malay master making the anchorage, 1950s : profile

    Personalities · Transportation · Heritage and Culture · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting the profile view of a Malay master making the anchorage. In the background, there is the Fullerton Building (now known as the Fullerton Hotel), which used to be the General Post Office building before it was completed in 1928, and Victoria Memorial Hall on...
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  • A tin dredge near Kuala Lumpur : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1950s photograph showing a tin mining factory overlooking a lake. The factory seems to be discharging its waste into the lake. Digitized from an album page containing 7 photographs described collectively as "Tin Mining Rubber Tapping". Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY...
    Reproduction Available
  • Lorong Halus Charcoal Ship Wharf : interior [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows the Charcoal Ship Wharf, located in the Pasir Ris area, with piles of charcoal waiting to be loaded. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Kallang Gas Works, 1960s : general view

    Economy · Politics and Government · Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1960s photograph shows Kallang Gas Works, amidst factories and warehouses. In 1862, Kallang Gas Works was built to supply the first piped gas in Singapore to enable street lighting. It was opened to the public for the first time on 26 March 1998, before it was demolished. Title devised...
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  • Lorong Halus, river, 1992 : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a view of a river at Lorong Halus from the Charcoal Ship Wharf located in the Pasir Ris area. The Charcoal Ship Wharf is not found in the present day street directory. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available