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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....
  • Hock Lam Street, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street scene at Hock Lam Street. On both sides of the street are rows of shophouses with clothes on bamboo poles hanging out from the windows of the upper floors. Outside the shops are street hawkers selling food, fruits and other goods. A trishaw is seen...
  • North Boat Quay, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a scene of North Boat Quay along Singapore River. There are clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses, children playing near and in the river and street vendors in front of the shophouses, along the river bank. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Trishaw rider at work,1960s

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Transportation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a trishaw rider peddling his trishaw with a woman passenger on the side seat travelling on a busy street near the junction of North Bridge Road and Hock Lam Street. 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.
  • Fisherman shelling during low tide, 1960s

    Nature and Environment · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a fisherman shelling during low tide at the Changi Beach. He is seen walking towards his wooden boat carrying a winnow basket probably full of seashells. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malaysia Day, 1963 : night view [1]

    Events · Economy · Barker, Dave
    The photograph shows Malaysia Day Celebration, with flags and banners in front of City Hall on 16th September 1963, when the British colonies of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore merged with the Federation of Malaya to form Malaysia. People can be seen standing or siting at the Padang on the left...
  • Street-food vendor at Koek Road, 1960s

    Economy · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a street-food vendor at Koek Road. The stall owner is busy preparing food. A little girl with a plate in her hand on the right is probably waiting for her food. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Night market at Orchard Road, 1960s

    Economy · Arts · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a pasar malam or night market at Orchard Road. In the foreground, a woman street vendor selling artificial flowers is holding a stalk of flowers in her hand. The stall further back is selling costume jewellery. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street vendors at Holland Village Market, 1960s

    Economy · Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows two street vendors selling textiles at Holland Village Market. Some of the textiles are hung over a stand and a few are on the floor. There are also a number of bales placed upright in the background. A few women and children are standing in front of...
  • 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...
  • Junction of Hock Lam Street and North Bridge Road, 1963

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a busy street scene at the junction of Hock Lam Street and North Bridge Road. There are motor vehicles travelling on the road, street stall selling fruits and pedestrians walking along the roadside. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses are visible...