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  • Roasted pigs at Sago Street : close-up [3]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. Roasted pigs are hung up and displayed for sale, near the five-foot-way, while a man goes about his business at a corner. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail...
  • Roasted pigs at Sago Street : close-up [1]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. Roasted pigs are hung up and displayed for sale, near the five-foot-way, while a man goes about his business at a corner. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail...
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Kreta Ayer street scene, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows street vendors selling various products such as laterns and shoes to passer-bys in Kreta Ayer during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The street stalls are flanked by rows of shophouses on the sides. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : general view

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This seminar is organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero: A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979". Two men...
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Kreta Ayer market, 1979 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a bustling scene at the Kreta Ayer market. Vendors mainly selling vegetables are found on both sides of the road. Meanwhile, a trishaw trundles past on the road, perhaps looking for potential customers who are laden with groceries. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Roasted pigs at Sago Street : close-up [4]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. Roasted pigs are hung up and displayed for sale, near the five-foot-way. A customer is standing near the shop front, waiting to collect her orders. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried...
  • Provision shop at Sago Street : close-up [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a shopkeeper, standing near the entrance of a provision shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. A range of sundry items are sold in small packets, while other goods are placed at the shop front, near the five-foot-way. The ground floor units of shophouses typically...
  • Financial centre : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is an aerial view of the central business district and financial centre with its towering buildings located between the Singapore River and Marina Bay. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Roasted pigs at Sago Street : close-up [2]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. Roasted pigs are hung up and displayed for sale, near the five-foot-way, while a man goes about his business at a corner. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail...
  • Vendors by the sea : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This black and white photograph shows some fish traders sorting out baskets of fishes on the beach. In front of them are some fishing boats. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : close-up

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This is a seminar organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero : A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979"....
  • Painter at a construction site : profile [1]

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a worker painting the exterior wall of a structure at a construction site. The young man is using a paint roller, attached to an extension pole, to give it the best finish. Next to him is a bucket of paint for the paint job. Physical dimensions of...
  • Financial centre : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This slide shows a panoramic view of the financial centre focusing on some of the tall buildings that house banks and financial institutions. The building in the centre is the former Treasury Building. It later became Temasek Tower before becoming known as 8 Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Roasted pigs at Sago Street : close-up [5]

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the front entrance of a shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. Roasted pigs are hung up and displayed for sale, near the five-foot-way. A customer is standing near the shop front, waiting to collect her orders. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried...
  • Singapore River and bumboats on the river : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a stretch of the Singapore River with bumboats moored along both sides. A boat is moving along the centre of the river. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Provision shop at Sago Street : close-up [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a shopkeeper, standing near the entrance of a provision shop at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. A range of sundry items are sold in small packets, while other goods are placed at the shop front, near the five-foot-way. The ground floor units of shophouses typically...
  • Painter at a construction site : profile [2]

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a worker painting the exterior wall of a structure at a construction site. The young man is using a paint roller, attached to an extension pole, to give it the best finish. Next to him is a bucket of paint for the paint job. Physical dimensions of...
  • Workers at a construction site : rear view

    Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows two workers wearing industrial safety helmets, at a construction site. One of them is painting the exterior wall of a structure, using a paint roller that is attached to an extension pole. Next to them is a bucket of paint. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....
  • Hairdressing salon and barber shop : interior [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1980s photograph shows a hairdresser, shaving the beard of her customer, inside a hair salon. This shop was located at Sago Street, in the heart of Chinatown. The ground floor units of shophouses typically carried on lively retail trade in food and daily necessities. Physical dimensions of original: 35...
  • Sugar Industry of Singapore Ltd. : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This picture shows the rooftops of some factory buildings. On one of them, the words "Sugar Industry of Singapore Ltd" can be clearly seen. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.