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  • Chinatown street vendors, 1960s [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene in Chinatown area. Shophouses lined both side of the street. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. On the left, two street vendors, probably selling second-hand goods, spread out their items on the ground for sale....
  • Firecrackers to celebrate Lunar New Year, 1960s [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a night scene in Chinatown with hanging firecrackers being lit during Lunar New Year (commonly known as the Chinese New Year). Group of people can be seen watching on the left. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Temple Street, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at Temple Street in Chinatown area. Shophouses lining both sides of the street, vehicles parked along the side of the street, clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses, street vendors and people walking on the street are all...
  • Female fishmonger in Chinatown, 1963

    Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a female fishmonger weighing a fish on weighing scale at a stall probably in Chinatown. Two customers can be partially seen on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinatown street vendors, 1960s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene, probably Smith Street in the Chinatown area. Street hawkers selling fruits, vegetables and other goods can be seen in front of the shophouses and by the side of the street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Firecrackers to celebrate Lunar New Year, 1960s [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a night scene in Chinatown with firecrackers that has been set off during Lunar New Year (commonly known as the Chinese New Year). The remains of the firecrackers can be seen all over the ground. A motorcycle is seen parked in front of a house in the...
  • Street market in Chinatown, 1963

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street market in Chinatown. Fresh vegetables, seafood, meat and roast food are displayed either on the ground, makeshift stands or at the stalls. Customers are seen patronising the stalls. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses are visible in the...