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  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the white exterior wall and a sign for Colbar Cafe, with an advertisement for Mirinda drinks on the wall. The cafe's present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Currently managed by Mr and Mrs Lim, the cafe was opened around 1948 by Mrs Lim's father....
  • Queuing up for bak kwa : night view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows people queuing up to buy barbequed meat slices at a well known shop called Lim Chee Guan which is located on New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bee Cheng Hiang signage : night view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the neon signboard for a well known barbequed meat slices shop called Bee Cheng Hiang that is located along New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man choosing some biscuits : night view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a man choosing a container of biscuits from the multitude of biscuit varieties that are displayed at a Chinatown stall. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [6]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the blue painted exterior and signage of the Colbar Cafe, with a view of the surrounding external greenery. Its present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stall selling peanuts : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a stall owner in his street stall in Chinatown that sells packets of Farmer brand peanuts. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the exterior and interior of Colbar Cafe, painted blue and cream. The walls are adorned with photographs of English football clubs and military regiments. Pictures of past Colbar football teams are found in the second inner dinning area. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised...
  • Waxed ducks and sausages : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling waxed meat and Chinese sausages. There are two women who are looking at the waxed meat. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe : side view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the white exterior walls and a sign for Colbar Cafe, with an advertisement for Mirinda drinks on the wall. The cafe's present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Currently managed by Mr and Mrs Lim, the cafe was opened around 1948, by Mrs Lim's father....
  • Fatt choy, edible delicacy : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up view of packets of dried moss (fatt choy) being sold in a Chinatown shop. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Stall selling dried persimmons : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows two men at their street stall on Temple Street that sells dried persimmons. One of the men is cutting a persimmon into smaller pieces for customers to taste. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Melon seeds for sale : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows sacks containing different varieties of melon seeds being sold at a night market stall in Chinatown. Melon seeds are usually eaten during the Chinese Lunar New Year. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Colbar Café, fish and chips : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a plate of fish and chips served at Colbar Cafe. The cafe is located at 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Chee Guan signage : night view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the neon sign and signboard for a barbequed meat slices shop called Lim Chee Guan which is located on New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wrapped Taiwanese sweets : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up view of a variety of sweets that are sold at a night market in Chinatown. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the white exterior walls and signs for Colbar Café, located at 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. There is an advertisement for Mirinda drink on a side wall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Waxed meat stall : side view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a Chinatown stall selling waxed meat and Chinese sausages. There are customers who are looking at the range of waxed meat. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Slow cooker, with mushrooms : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a slow cooker containing cooked Shitake mushrooms at a stall for sample tasting. A plastic container containing dried moss (fatt choy), an edible delicacy, is in the foreground. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the interior of Colbar Café, painted blue and cream. The walls are adorned with photographs of English football clubs and military regiments. Pictures of past Colbar football teams are found in the second inner dining area. The café was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library...
  • Colbar Café, milkshakes : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows two glasses of milkshakes and a bottle of Maggi tomato sauce, served at Colbar Cafe. The cafe is located at 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of the white painted Colbar Cafe, with a view of the surrounding greenery. The cafe's present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sticky cake or nian gao : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up view of sticky rice cakes (nian gaos) that are sold at a stall on Temple Street. Sticky rice cakes are commonly sold during the Chinese New Year period. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [4]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the blue painted exterior and signage of the Colbar Cafe, with a glimpse of the interior and a view of the surrounding external greenery. Its present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe : interior [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the interior of Colbar Café, painted blue and cream. The walls are adorned with old photographs of English football clubs and military regiments. Pictures of past Colbar football teams are found in the second inner dining area. The café was opened around 1948. Title devised by...