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  • Singapour : usine de Zinc - le lavage = Zinc Factory - the washing

    Economy
    This is a black and white postcard with a photograph of workers at a zinc factory. Six workers are being supervised by a man wearing a white jacket and helmet. The words "Singapour : usine de Zinc - le lavage = Zinc Factory - the washing" are printed at the...
  • Singapore : Granite mine - Bukit Timah

    Economy
    This black-and-white picture postcard shows men working at a granite mine at Bukit Timah. This postcard has a divided back format.
  • Coconut trees, Kek Luk Si Temple, Penang

    Economy · Transportation
    This postcard from the “Lim Shao Bin Collection” features a photograph that shows a scene of a coconut plantation. An electric tram is moving on the tracks that cut through the plantation. The words “ぺンナ極樂寺門前椰子林的實景” and "林學士盛賢藏氏實地踏察攝影" are printed at the bottom of the photograph. Nothing is written on the...
  • Satay sellers at work, postcard

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    This is a postcard from E. A. Brown's collection. It shows an itinerant street vendor selling satay, or grilled skewered meat. The street vendor squats next to his makeshift stall. His young assistant, seated on a low stool, fans the fire to grill the satay. In the background is an...